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rev in Mechanical topic

revrev2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 informalTMTEM a complete turn of a wheel or engine part, used as a unit for measuring the speed of an engine syn revolution
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revThe transformation takes place at 4000 revs.As they talked, planes began to taxi out and rev up.After reaching the desired revs by using the foot throttle, the driver then pushes the centre button.Until warm, high revs cause excessive wear.At the same time there's a new sparkle to low rev performance.Although the revs are low the blades are still turning so he has it tilted back on the iron roller.And the rev counter no longer worked.