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rev counter

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Definition of rev counter in English:

noun

An instrument that measures and displays the rate of revolutions of an engine.
Example sentences
  • Your eyes are drawn to the analogue rev counter as the engine idles at a fraction of its 9,000+ rpm capability.
  • The instrument panel has been redesigned and is now a model of clarity, with the rev counter positioned right in front of the driver.
  • After the rev counter passed the magic 2000 RPM however, the car felt very strong.

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