\ ˈtak How to pronounce tach (audio) \

Definition of tach

Examples of tach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thoughtfully, a track screen reduces the digital displays left and right of the center tach for spirited driving. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 20 Apr. 2021 Fine so far, but the red numbers in the speedometer and tach are hard to read with sunglasses. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 18 Nov. 2020 There's enough punch up and down the tach to regularly exercise the traction control as well as your scalene muscles. Scott Oldham, Car and Driver, 2 Oct. 2020 All other trim levels have a smaller screen with a digital tach and analog speedo. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 18 Nov. 2020 The deafening swing of the tach on its way to 8250 rpm peaks at 96 decibels in the cockpit, and the ensuing snaps and crackles during deceleration are prominent enough to raise Henry Ford himself from the grave. David Beard, Car and Driver, 7 Oct. 2020 An analog tach and speedo housed in round white-on-black gauges stare back at you. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 28 Aug. 2020 Up front, the dash is attractive, the ventilation controls are unified into a workable layout, and the instruments (including a tach) are legible. Michael Jordan, Car and Driver, 4 Aug. 2020 Engage the easy-to-use launch control—left foot hard on brake, mash gas, release brake when tach stabilizes—and just try to keep your head from bouncing off the headrest. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 10 June 2020

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First Known Use of tach

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Tach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tach. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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