animal power


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animal power

[′an·ə·məl ‚pau̇·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
The time rate at which muscular work is done by a work animal, such as a horse, bullock, or elephant.
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And horses aren't your only choice in draft animal power.
Not only was the vehicle parked improperly, but carts drawn by animal power are actually not allowed in the center and main boulevards of Sofia.
Triggered by the mesmerizing display of animal power that captivates the human (the March/fox encounter), species discourse works to transfer this power to the human.
But every time Hope drew near, Beauty would quickly bolt away in a stunning display of raw animal power.
His reputation growing, Stephenson was asked to construct an eight-mile line from Hetton to Sunderland in 1819, the first to rely on steam and not animal power.
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Compared with the use of tractors, animal power is still a renewable energy source in rural Punjab.
Tractors and other agricultural machinery are still a rare sight in rural Romania, where much of the labour continues to be done manually using human and animal power.
Reverting to animal power is a rising philosophy as we struggle to break the bond with oil.
The reasons were many: poor weather, pests, shortages of animal power after peasants slaughtered livestock rather than losing it to the collective, shortages of tractors, the shooting and deportation of the best farmers, and the disruption of sowing and reaping caused by collectivization itself.
Elevators using human or animal power have been in use for thousands of years.
Turning the clock almost 200 years back when there were no steam locomotives and animal power ruled, bulls are being used here to turn a mechanism of pulleys and axles to generate power, water and fodder.