revolutions per minute

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Noun1.revolutions per minute - rate of revolution of a motorrevolutions per minute - 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"
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"For a 100-cubic-centimeter reactor on earth we would use 100 to 400 revolutions per minute," he says.
At last, van Hoften will start the satellite spinning again-- again by hand--at about two revolutions per minute for stability; the arm will release its grip on the handle, and the crew will reenter the shuttle cabin, as much as six hours after they left.
To make the 8-meter, f/1 mirror the oven will have to rotate at 8 revolutions per minute (rpm), or slightly faster than an amusement park carousel.
The "Moving Hanger" feature shakes the clothes through the steam at 220 revolutions per minute to reduce odors and wrinkles.
With the person in front pedaling at least 80 revolutions per minute, the "rider" in the rear had no choice but to pedal at the same rate since the pedal cranks were connected by a single chain.
At 12 revolutions per minute, the stretchwrapper delivers 30% faster wrap speed.