tach

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While the problem is greatest for tall drivers, anyone whose head is high enough to see over the top of the wheel is likely to miss at least part of the tach. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 26 Jan. 2023 The instrument panel keeps it fairly simple, too, with analog dials for the speed and tach and a vehicle-data display in the center. Dallas News, 21 Jan. 2023 In the top two trims, the camera feed from the blind-spot monitor replaces the virtual tach when the turn signal is activated. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 20 May 2022 Displaying measured turbine speed, the turbo tach will let the driver know whether the turbos are just loafing at a steady 220,000 rpm or approaching their 240,000-rpm maximum. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 18 Aug. 2021 No one ever wonders what the extra cash spent on a 911 GT3 buys after sending its tach to 9000 rpm. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 8 Oct. 2021 And that engine still sounded deliciously melodical as the tach needle swept past the 3,000 rpm mark. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 8 Oct. 2021 Hit the Sport Response button on the steering wheel and the tach needle rises another 1000 rpm. David Beard, Car and Driver, 23 July 2021 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 See More

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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 9 Feb. 2023.

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