rev

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rev(
rehv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mechanics)
a. la revolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The shaft rotates at 300 revs per minute.El eje gira a 300 revoluciones por minuto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (mechanics; usually used with "up")
a. acelerar
Rev up the engine. It's stalling.Acelera el motor. Se está parando.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (mechanics; usually used with "up")
a. acelerarse
If the engine revs up and the vehicle is not responding, it may be due to a slipping transmission.Si el motor se acelera y el vehículo no responde, puede deberse a que la correa de transmisión resbale.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to intensify activity; usually used with "up")
a. acelerarse
Now that voting day is approaching fast, the campaign is revving up.Ahora que el día de la votación se está aproximando rápidamente, la campaña se está acelerando.
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rev
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
rev countercuentarrevoluciones m inv
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
to rev the enginerevolucionar or acelerar el motor
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