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[ verb ] increase the number of rotations per minute

Synonyms

rev_up

Examples

"rev up an engine"

Used in print

(Richard Sanders Allen, "When Fogg Flew the Mail"...)

Once the soldiers from the barracks had_to hold the ship from blowing away while Fogg revved the engine and got the tail up .

2
[ noun ] rate of revolution of a motor

Examples

"the engine was doing 6000 revs"

Related terms

rate

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