→ The old bus was revving its engine
revs npl the revs
(=engine speed) le régime → We were taught to keep the gears low and the revs high.
[+car, motorbike] emballer le moteur de
→ She revved up her motorbike.
vi monter en régime
→ the sound of a car revving up
n (British) compte-tours m inv
abbr ( Right Reverend) très révérend