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English noun: rev

1. rev (time) rate of revolution of a motor


SamplesThe engine was doing 6000 revs.


Synonymsrevolutions per minute, rpm


Broader (hypernym)rate


English verb: rev

1. rev (change) increase the number of rotations per minute


SamplesRev up an engine.


Synonymsrev up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)increase









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