Pronunciation: /ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃən/ ?

A revolution is one complete turn around a circle. For example, a revolution of the wheel on a car is turning around to arrive where it was. The term revolutions per minute means how many times a wheel turns a full circle in a minute.


  1. revolution. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).

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