(rpm, rarely: rotations per minute) A unit of angular velocity.
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 […]
noun 1. a charge plan offerring revolving credit.