Meaning of man power
- the power supplied by human physical exertions: an ancient building constructed entirely by man power.
- a unit of power, assumed to be equal to the rate at which a person can do mechanical work, and commonly taken as horsepower.
- rate of work in terms of this unit.
Pronunciation: (man'pou"ur), [key]
- power in terms of people available or required for work or military service: the manpower of a country.
- manpower (Thesaurus)