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rev in Motor vehicles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrevrev1 /rev/ (also rev up) verb (revved, revving) [intransitive, transitive]  TTCTEMif you rev an engine, or if an engine revs, you make it work faster rev up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
revThe Audi followed, spinning slightly on the wet road, the back end swinging round as the driver revved too hard.The car revved up and made off.And the pirate, if that is what he was, revved up his engines and began to turn away.Joe donned his black helmet and revved up his Harley.Older men and women revved up their metabolism by 15 percent after just 12 weeks of strength training.Anya seems to be revving up to tell Rainbow her side of the story.There are real Cannoli, revved up with a mocha-flavored ricotta cheese filling, and much more.