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Subject:Re: The Plural of RPM From:al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 2 May 2006 11:44:36 -0700 (PDT)
Proof that you can teach and old dog new tricks....providing you get a
large enough 2x4. Obviously, although I know what they are and what they
do, I have never operated a milling machine.
> Actually, in some instances, RPM can refer to "rotations" but that s
> typically on a 4 or 5 axis milling machine where you are describing
> the maximum rotary speed of an axis. Admittedly this is a very small
> On May 2, 2006, at 11:16 AM, al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com wrote:
>> Websters dictionary defines "RPM" as revolutions per minute, not
>> or revolutions's, so your engineer is wrong, unless of course he is
>> developing an entirely new language, and you would be wrong if you use
>> "rotations" to define the acronym; although, this acronym is so
>> common, it
>> probably would not need defining.
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