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What is horsepower (metric)?

The metric horsepower is a unit of power equal to 735.49875 watts (1 hp = 735.49875 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.73549875 kilowatts (kW), or 7.3549875x10-4 megawatts (MW), or 7.3549875x10-7 gigawatts (GW), or 2,509.625907 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h) or 632.838314 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h).

The horsepower definition varies as follows:

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horsepower (metric)

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