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rev up

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  1. rev up, step upverb

    speed up

    "let's rev up production"

  2. rev up, revverb

    increase the number of rotations per minute

    "rev up an engine"


  1. rev upverb

    To increase the speed of an engine, especially that of a stationary motor car


  1. Rev Up

    Rev Up is the debut studio album by The Revillos, following the split of the original Rezillos line-up and formation of the new, similarly-titled band. It was released in 1980 by record labels Dindisc and Snatzo Recordi. The title track "Rev Up" was used in the 1984 film Sixteen Candles.


  1. rev up

    To rev up means to increase the speed, intensity, or activity of something. It is often used metaphorically to describe increasing excitement or energy. The term originates from driving where 'rev' is short for revolution per minute (RPM), indicating the speed at which the engine is running.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rev up in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rev up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Scott Hoyt:

    Growth is set to rev up soon given the deficit-financed tax cuts and a big increase in federal government spending.

  2. Nadine Smith:

    He's pushing for government intrusion into workplaces and doctor's offices. It's all in service to his presidential ambitions, republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is purposely picking fights that rev up Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis base. And the intention is to secure the loyalty of the base Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump share.

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