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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revolutions per minute, rpm, revnoun

    rate of revolution of a motor

    "the engine was doing 6000 revs"


  1. RPM

    Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min, or with the notation min−1) is a unit of rotational speed or rotational frequency for rotating machines.


  1. rpm

    RPM stands for Revolutions Per Minute. It is a unit of measure used to quantify the speed at which an object, such as a mechanical component, rotates around a fixed axis. In terms of machinery or engines, it indicates the number of times a component revolves in a single minute.


  1. RPM

    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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  1. rpm

    Song lyrics by rpm -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by rpm on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. RPM

    What does RPM stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the RPM acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

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  1. MRP

  2. PMR

  3. RMP

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RPM in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RPM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of RPM in a Sentence

  1. Faii Ong:

    That's exactly what we're doing with the glove, except that we are hiking it up. We're spinning the disk faster than a jet turbine, at about 20,000 rpm and we are coupling that directly to the hand.

  2. Patrick McHenry:

    I am proud to represent a district with deep ties to motorsports and I understand the vital role the sport plays supporting local jobs in our area, the RPM Act will help to ensure enthusiasts of the sport in North Carolina and across the country can continue the time-honored tradition of modifying stock vehicles for competitive racing.

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