Revving [verb]

Definition of Revving:

begin; put into operation

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Sentence/Example of Revving:

His ears were filled with the sound of the revving aircraft engines.

Somewhere down the line a big plane was getting ready to take off, the pilot was checking his magnetos, revving up his engines.

Now the street noises assailed his ears; the grinding of gears, the revving of motors.

It was then that Dave suddenly was conscious of the fact that there were sounds of revving aircraft engines.