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rpm

  

      abbrev. for  
1    revolutions per minute  
2    resale price maintenance  
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resale price maintenance  
      n   the practice by which a manufacturer establishes a fixed or minimum price for the resale of a brand product by retailers or other distributors,   (U.S. equivalent)    fair trade     (Abbrev)    rpm         


rpm         
      abbrev. for  
1    revolutions per minute  
2    resale price maintenance  

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See also:

RP, rm, RPG, RPC

rpm n.
round per minute
Used for the rotational speed of gramophone records. Ex. : "45 rpm", "33 rpm", "78 rpm".

Additional comments:

Telemarker:

Revolutions Per Minute is correct for records/car engines etc, Rounds ...

plasma:

The correct term is revolutions per minute. I have never heard "round ...

MAQuinonez:

I also believe the more correct definition is "Revolutions Per Minute."

Maverick:

More common English usage is 'revolutions per minute'

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