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rev

 (rĕv) Informal
n.
A revolution, as of a motor.
v. revved, rev·ving, revs
v.tr.
1.
a. To increase the speed of (a motor, for example): revved the engine.
b. To accelerate or increase: orders to rev up factory output.
2. To make livelier or more productive: revving ourselves up for the game; efforts to rev the economy.
v.intr.
1. To operate at an increased speed: heard the motors revving.
2. To accelerate in quantity or activity.

rev

(rɛv)
n
(Automotive Engineering) revolution per minute: the engine was doing 5000 revs.
vb, revs, revving or revved
(Automotive Engineering) (often foll by up) to increase the speed of revolution of (an engine)

rev

(rɛv)

n., v. revved, rev•ving. n.
1. a revolution of the crankshaft or other rotating part within an engine.
v.t.
2. to accelerate sharply the speed of (an internal-combustion engine), esp. while the clutch is disengaged (often fol. by up).
v.i.
3. (of an engine) to accelerate; become revved (often fol. by up).
4. rev up,
a. to increase in activity or speed; accelerate sharply: The economy began to rev up.
b. to stimulate or stir up; excite.
[1900–05; short for revolution]

Rev.

1. Revelation; Revelations.
2. Reverend.

rev.

1. revenue.
2. reverse.
3. review; reviewed.
4. revise; revised.
5. revision.
6. revolution.
7. revolving.

rev

- An abbreviation of revolution.
See also related terms for revolution.

rev


Past participle: revved
Gerund: revving

Imperative
rev
rev
Present
I rev
you rev
he/she/it revs
we rev
you rev
they rev
Preterite
I revved
you revved
he/she/it revved
we revved
you revved
they revved
Present Continuous
I am revving
you are revving
he/she/it is revving
we are revving
you are revving
they are revving
Present Perfect
I have revved
you have revved
he/she/it has revved
we have revved
you have revved
they have revved
Past Continuous
I was revving
you were revving
he/she/it was revving
we were revving
you were revving
they were revving
Past Perfect
I had revved
you had revved
he/she/it had revved
we had revved
you had revved
they had revved
Future
I will rev
you will rev
he/she/it will rev
we will rev
you will rev
they will rev
Future Perfect
I will have revved
you will have revved
he/she/it will have revved
we will have revved
you will have revved
they will have revved
Future Continuous
I will be revving
you will be revving
he/she/it will be revving
we will be revving
you will be revving
they will be revving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revving
you have been revving
he/she/it has been revving
we have been revving
you have been revving
they have been revving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revving
you will have been revving
he/she/it will have been revving
we will have been revving
you will have been revving
they will have been revving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revving
you had been revving
he/she/it had been revving
we had been revving
you had been revving
they had been revving
Conditional
I would rev
you would rev
he/she/it would rev
we would rev
you would rev
they would rev
Past Conditional
I would have revved
you would have revved
he/she/it would have revved
we would have revved
you would have revved
they would have revved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rev - rate of revolution of a motorrev - rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Verb1.rev - increase the number of rotations per minute; "rev up an engine"
increase - make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
Translations
يَزيدُ السُّرْعَه
přivést do vysokých otáčekzvýšit rychlost
felpörget
apsisukimaididinti apsisukimų skaičiųdidinti greitįpadidinti apsisukimų skaičių
palielināt apgriezienu skaitu
zvýšiť rýchlosť
devrini yükseltmekgaz vermek

rev

[rev] (Aut etc)
A. Nrevolución f
B. VT (also to rev up) [+ engine] → girar
C. VI (also to rev up) → girar (rápidamente)
the plane was revving upse aceleraban los motores del avión

rev

[ˈrɛv]
vt [+ engine] → emballer
vi [engine] → s'emballer
revs npl
the revs (= engine speed) → le régime
rev up
vt sep [+ car, motorbike] → emballer le moteur de
vimonter en régime

rev

n abbr of revolution (Aut) → Umdrehung f; the number of revs per minutedie Dreh- or Tourenzahl pro Minute; 4,000 revs per minute4.000 Umdrehungen or Touren (inf)pro Minute; rev counterDrehzahlmesser m, → Tourenzähler m
vi (driver) → den Motor auf Touren bringen; (noisily) → den Motor aufheulen lassen; (engine) → aufheulen
vt engineaufheulen lassen

rev

[rɛv] (fam)
1. n (Aut) → giro
3,000 revs per minute → 3.000 giri al minuto
to keep the revs up → tenere il motore su di giri
2. vt (engine) → mandare su di giri
3. vi (also rev up) (car) → andar su di giri, imballarsi; (driver) → tenere il motore su di giri

rev

(rev) past tense, past participle revved – (often rev up) verb
to increase the speed of revolution of (a car engine etc). He revved the engine (up); He was revving up in the yard.
revs noun plural
revolutions (of a car engine etc). thirty revs a second.
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One of the first persons we encountered, as we walked up the street, was the Rev.
The service was held in the Sunday-school room, and although the Rev.
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Goddard's, her evil stars had led her to the very spot where, at that moment, a trunk, directed to The Rev.
A tax-collector, on the way to his post at Goa; the Rev.
Moreover, she made the matter worse by declaring that the Rev.
Let me take you into that dining-room and show you the Rev.
A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
Miss Ward, at the end of half a dozen years, found herself obliged to be attached to the Rev.