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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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.
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.
Eye - tach - A spoof of V-tach which is short for Ventricular Tachycardia, a life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia.
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.
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.
Wednesday, April 1 2009 skype is the awsome tach … love it …
Ford Mr. Neil notes the "plasticky interior, the econo-box center stack of switches, World-of-Playskool speedo and tach."
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.
Guided imageries tach the processing of painful emotions along with vital skills of self soothing and self care.
This is a game they will lose for the tach-savvy fringe.