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noun 
  1. A drawing, document, etc. that has been marked for correction or modification.
  2. The maximum speed at which the engine in a car is designed to operate.
verb (redlin, ing)
  1. To mark a drawing or document for correction or modification.
  2. To run an internal combustion engine to its maximum or maximum recommended speed.
Etymology: A compound of red + line, recalling the frequent use of red pen or pencil to mark corrections on drawings and documents (1), and the red markings on a tachometer (2).


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