Pronunciation: /ˌrɛv.əˈlu.ʃən/ Explain

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


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, revolution. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 156. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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