verb (used with object)
to treat by redlining (an area or neighborhood).
to establish the recommended safe speed of (an airplane):
The bomber is redlined at 650 miles an hour.
to draw a canceling
through (an item on a list).
to mark or designate for cancellation, rejection, dismissal, or the like:
club members redlined for unpaid dues.
to cause (an airplane) to be grounded.
verb (used without object)
to engage in redlining.
the maximum rotational speed, or angular velocity, of the engine crankshaft that is considered safe: often measured in rpm.
or boundary of a
area that delineates such a value, as on a tachometer.
(esp of a bank or group of banks) to refuse a loan to (a person or country) because of the presumed risks involved
to restrict people's access to goods or services on the basis of the area in which they live
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The power comes on fairly low in the rev range, and then evenly all the way to redline.
It shifts up smoothly, and will run the engine to its redline during full-throttle acceleration.
The transmission is designed to upshift at redline to protect the engine.
The engine revs freely and smoothly and will tolerate near-redline rpm without squawking.