Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A tachometer.

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  • n. Tachometer

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fasten; fix in place; affix; attach.
  • To seize upon; take (a thief).
  • To make an attack; deliver an assault: with on or upon.
  • n. A hook, catch, clasp. or other fastening.
  • n. Touchwood.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation

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Examples

  • A tach is a useful item when you're trying to coax more miles out of fewer gallons, but they're not easy to come by for us diesel drivers.

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  • On the lower tier to the left of the tach is a needle that swings up and down between blue at the top and green at the bottom to let the driver know when the battery is expending power or getting a regenerative charge.

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  • Eye - tach - A spoof of V-tach which is short for Ventricular Tachycardia, a life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia.

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  • As the animated-graphics tach needle sweeps toward the 8,500-rpm redline and it sounds like something tender is well and truly caught in the wringer, I grab for 4th gear.

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  • This is exactly what I was looking for in trying to use the tach that I already own instead of going out and buying yet another gadget.

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  • Ford Mr. Neil notes the "plasticky interior, the econo-box center stack of switches, World-of-Playskool speedo and tach."

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  • This model—a dead-ringer tribute to the Boss 302 of 1969-70, a track-prepped road car sold to meet the production-car rules for the SCCA's Trans Am series—is so good it actually highlights the cheezy remnants of the Mustang donor car base price around $23,000, e.g., the plasticky interior, the econo-box center stack of switches, World-of-Playskool speedo and tach.

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  • Guided imageries tach the processing of painful emotions along with vital skills of self soothing and self care.

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  • This is a game they will lose for the tach-savvy fringe.

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