Definitions for RPM
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
revolutions per minute.
revolutions per minute, rpm, rev(noun)
rate of revolution of a motor
"the engine was doing 6000 revs"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
revolutions per minute; a measurement of how fast sth moves in a circle
RPM was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada. The publication was founded by Walt Grealis in February 1964, supported through its existence by record label owner Stan Klees. RPM ceased publication in November 2000. RPM stood for "Records, Promotion, Music". The magazine was reported to have variations in its title over the years such as RPM Weekly and RPM Magazine. RPM maintained several format charts including Top Singles, Adult Contemporary, Dance, Urban, Rock/Alternative and Country Tracks for country music. In March 21, 1966, RPM expanded its Top Singles chart from 40 positions to 100.
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