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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.
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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)
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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.
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rev

- An abbreviation of revolution.
See also related terms for revolution.
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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
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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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