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rev

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noun \ˈrev\

Definition of rev

  1. 1 :  a revolution of a motor

  2. 2 :  revolution per minute —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of rev

short for revolution

Other Automotive Terms


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rev

verb

Definition of rev

revved

;

revving

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to step up the number of revolutions per minute of —often used with up rev up the engineb :  increase —used with up rev up production

  3. 2 :  to drive or operate especially at high speed —often used with up

  4. 3 :  to make more active or effective —used with up revving up the economy

  5. 4 :  to stir up :  excite —usually used with up revved up the kids before bedtime

  6. intransitive verb
  7. 1 :  to operate at an increased speed of revolution —usually used with up

  8. 2 :  to increase in amount or activity —usually used with up the campaign revved up

  9. 3 :  to become more excited especially in anticipation —usually used with up the partygoers were revving up

First Known Use of rev

1920


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rev

abbreviation

Definition of rev

  1. 1 revenue

  2. 2 reverse

  3. 3 review; reviewed

  4. 4 revised; revision

  5. 5 revolution


Rev

abbreviation

Definition of Rev

  1. 1 Revelation

  2. 2 reverend

Other Christian Religious Terms



REV Defined for English Language Learners

rev

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noun

Definition of rev for English Language Learners

  • : a complete turn of an engine part

rev

verb

Definition of rev for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (an engine) to run more quickly : to increase the revolutions per minute of (a motor in a vehicle)


REV Defined for Kids

rev

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verb \ˈrev\

Definition of rev for Students

revved

;

revving

  1. :  to increase the number of revolutions per minute of (a motor) rev an engine



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