[rev-uh-loo-shuh-nahyz] /ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), revolutionized, revolutionizing.
to bring about a revolution in; effect a radical change in:
to revolutionize petroleum refining methods.
to subject to a political revolution.
to bring about a radical change in: science has revolutionized civilization
to inspire or infect with revolutionary ideas: they revolutionized the common soldiers
to cause a revolution in (a country, etc)
- Revolutions per minute
unit (rpm, rarely: rotations per minute) A unit of angular velocity. (2004-04-18)
verb (used without object), revolved, revolving. 1. to move in a circular or curving course or orbit: The earth revolves around the sun. 2. to turn around or rotate, as on an axis: The wheel revolves slowly. 3. to proceed or occur in a round or cycle; come around again in the process of time; […]
noun 1. a handgun having a revolving chambered cylinder for holding a number of cartridges, which may be discharged in succession without reloading. 2. a person or thing that revolves. noun 1. a pistol having a revolving multichambered cylinder that allows several shots to be discharged without reloading
adjective 1. that revolves: a revolving table top. 2. Machinery. noting or pertaining to a radial engine whose cylinders revolve around a stationary crankshaft, as the engine of a helicopter. verb (used without object), revolved, revolving. 1. to move in a circular or curving course or orbit: The earth revolves around the sun. 2. to […]