tach

noun

Examples of tach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The torque starts low in the rev range and pours on smoothly and sweetly as the tach swings upward. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 19 Aug. 2023 The engine's 530 horses arrive when the tach hits 7100 rpm, and 448 pound-feet of torque comes online at 5600 revs. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 1 Aug. 2023 The information array consists of a big tach, a big speedo, smaller temp and fuel gauges, and a clock. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 18 Apr. 2023 Acceleration tails off somewhat as the tach sweeps past the lowish 5000-rpm power peak, but that's okay; the CX-90 isn't playing performance SUV. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 31 May 2023 Its prominent center tach punctuates an enthusiastic engine that delivers maximum power at 6,400 rpm, and maximum torque from 1,600 rpm to 5,200 rpm. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 2 May 2023 The electronic instruments, which include a pulsating tach, are high on entertainment value but low on ability to deliver information at a glance. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 12 Apr. 2023 The primary and secondary controls are beyond criticism, everything important concentrated on the steering wheel or within easy reach, with a big tachometer dead ahead and of course those LEDs along the top of the steering wheel to guide upshifts without flicking eyes down to the tach. Mark Ewing, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2021 Hold the throttle steady just beyond 4000 rpm in the fat part of the range, then shift gears up and down quickly, moving the tach needle directly in your line of sight from 3000 rpm to the 7500 rpm redline. Mark Ewing, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tach was circa 1930

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“Tach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tach. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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