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Verb
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revs, plural;
  1. Increase the running speed of (an engine) or the engine speed of (a vehicle) by pressing the accelerator, esp. while the clutch is disengaged
    • - he got into the car, revved up the engine and drove off
    • - I revved up enthusiastically
  2. (of an engine or vehicle) Operate with increasing speed when the accelerator is pressed, esp. while the clutch is disengaged
    • - he could hear the sound of an engine revving nearby
    • - he's revving up for next week's World Cup game
Noun
  1. A revolution of an engine per minute
    • - an engine speed of 1,750 revs
  2. An act of increasing the speed of revolution of a vehicle's engine by pressing the accelerator, esp. while the clutch is disengaged


  1. revolutions per minute: rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"
  2. rev up: increase the number of rotations per minute; "rev up an engine"
  3. The Rev (Samuel Smith) is a fictional character, a comic book supervillain in the . Created by Mike Baron and Klaus Janson, the character first appears in Punisher #4, Vol. II (November 1987).
  4. Rev is a 7% ABV vodka-based cola beverage (alcopop), infused with caffeine and Guarana. Rev is manufactured by FBM Distilleries in Brampton, Ontario, Canada and distributed exclusively within the country under license from Bacardi . It is currently available in blue (Rev Energy) only. ...
  5. Rev is a HIV gene.
  6. Rev is the second album by Ten Foot Pole, and the last to feature Scott Radinsky.
  7. Rev is the third album by Ultra Vivid Scene, released in 1992. The single "Blood and Thunder" reached number 27 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.
  8. Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. ...
  9. James Owen Sullivan (February 9, 1981 - December 28, 2009), or The Reverend Tholomew Plague, often shortened to The Rev, was an American musician, best known as the drummer for the American metal band Avenged Sevenfold. ...
  10. Revs is a 1984 Formula Three simulation written initially for the BBC Micro by Geoff Crammond and published by Acornsoft that is notable for its realistic simulation of the sport and as a precursor to its author's later work on Formula One Grand Prix and its sequels.
  11. revolution; To increase the speed of a motor, or to operate at a higher speed; reverend
  12. (Revs) Revolutions – a measurement of the motorbike’s engine speed.
  13. Revs is short for 'revolutions per minute' (or rpm). When an engine's revs are high, the engine is turning quickly - when low, it is turning more slowly. A change of gear affects the revs of an engine, with the higher gears creating lower revs.
  14. as rel, but applying in the reverse direction. Use and development of new rev values are deprecated for microformats.
  15. A Register of vehicles where a finance provider claims an interest in a vehicle as security for a loan
  16. Lionel Thomas Caswell Rolt (usually abbreviated to Tom Rolt or L.T.C. Rolt) (1910-1974) was a prolific English writer and the biographer of major civil engineering figures including Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Thomas Telford. ...
  17. Revving-Up. An act of increasing the speed of revolution of a vehicle’s engine by pressing the accelerator, esp. while the clutch is disengaged.
  18. The act of reviving a dead player by use of the Engineer skill.
  19. Revelation expansions, Revelations I was released in Nov 2006, Revelations II was released half a year later in June 2007, these patches brought several things to the game most notably invention, exploration, rigs, and contracts system
  20. The Rev protein is the product of the rev gene of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The Rev protein promotes the passage of viral RNA from nucleus to cytoplasm during HIV replication.
  21. As Bill put it when we read this, “You got me again, Kate Connor.”  I seriously love reading anything you write!  If you ever got the urge to write a book…
  22. Could refer either to the game mode Revolution, or a member of the Revolution in said game mode.
  23. Reveille, the mascot Border Collie.
  24. Abbreviation for Revolution.
  25. Reverend; Revolutionary War