Revolutions per Minute

Pronunciation: /ˌrɛv.əˈlu.ʃənz pər ˈmɪn.ɪt/ Explain
Abbreviation: RPM

The term revolutions per minute means how many times something turns a full circle in one minute. The abbreviation for revolutions per minute is RPM.

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

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McAdams, David E. Revolutions per Minute. 3/29/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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3/29/2019: Corrected abbreviation (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/5/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra app. (McAdams, David E.)
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