verb (used with object), revved, rev·ving.
verb (used without object), revved, rev·ving.
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Example sentences from the Web for rev
Azhar started the night, his enthusiasm revving up the crowd that was a bit too large for the venue.Defying Stereotypes, Young Muslim Writers Find Community Onstage|Julianne Chiaet|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reminded of that revving motor down in Dixie, I have to concur.
Risk, transgression, mockery, rebellion—these are the revving motors of fun.
But, the crowd-control vehicles started revving up, and the police began preparing to move forward.Taksim Square Showdown, as Police Forcefully Clear Gezi Park|Mike Giglio|June 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now that Sarah Palin is launching an East Coast bus tour, the speculation machine is revving up again.
Now the street noises assailed his ears; the grinding of gears, the revving of motors.This Crowded Earth|Robert Bloch
Definitely something else, and please go walk into one of those revving propellers, will you!Dave Dawson at Truk|Robert Sydney Bowen
It was then that Dave suddenly was conscious of the fact that there were sounds of revving aircraft engines.
His ears were filled with the sound of the revving aircraft engines.
Somewhere down the line a big plane was getting ready to take off, the pilot was checking his magnetos, revving up his engines.The Golden Skull|John Blaine