the horsepower delivered to the driving shaft of an engine, as measured by a torsion meter.
Abbreviation: shp, SHP.
noun 1. a structure housing machinery and other equipment at the top of a mine shaft.
noun 1. a number of shafts. 2. Machinery. a system of shafts, as the overhead shafts formerly used for driving the machinery of a mill. 3. steel bar stock used for shafts. 4. Architecture. a system of shafts, as those around a pier or in the reveals of an archway. 5. Slang. an instance of […]
noun 1. rough, matted hair, wool, or the like. 2. a mass of this. 3. a hairdo in which hair is cut in slightly uneven, overlapping layers downward from the crown, sometimes with the hair at the front and back hairlines left longer or wispier than the rest. 4. a cloth with a nap, as […]
adjective sexy and somewhat psychedelic Examples The word “shagadelic” is a reference to Austin Powers movies, where the main character used words that contained “shag” almost all the time. Word Origin 1997