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rpm

(mechanics)

rpm

Abbr. for “revolutions per minute.”

RPM

(operating system, tool)
A Unix package-management system that helps installation of software packages; similar to an install program.

rpm

(2)
rotation per minute

RPM

(1) (Revolutions Per Minute) With electric and electronics devices, RPM measures the rotational speed of the motor's spindle. Floppy disks rotate at 300 RPM, while hard disks rotate from 3,000 to 15,000 RPM. CD and DVD platters typically rotate in the range of 2,000-5,000 RPM.

(2) (Revenue Per Thousand) The amount of advertising revenue a website receives for ads on every one thousand page views that it delivers to the public. RPM includes all the ads on the page whether paid by click-throughs or impressions paid in bulk. See pay-per-click, click-through rate, CPA, CPL, CPM and eCPM.

(3) (Remote Patient Monitoring) Analyzing a person's health in the home. It includes stand-alone devices such as blood pressure and glucose monitors, as well as wireless devices that use the patient's home network to keep physicians informed in real time. See healthcare IT.

(4) (Remote Print Manager) Software from Brooks Internet Software, Inc. (www.brooksnet.com) that prints output from IBM mainframes (System z), AS/400s (System i) and Unix, Linux and OpenVMS computers on printers connected to Windows machines via the LPD protocol. It turns a Windows PC into an LPD print server and also transforms output previously destined for wide, green and white striped computer paper to page-sized documents. See LPD.
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Just as the ability of a ppm to raise price above MC is constrained by the size of the price elasticity of demand of its consumers, so the ability of a rpm to lower the wage it offers below MRP is similarly constrained by the wage elasticity of supply of its workers.
They run at up to 512 rpm for throughputs of up to 800 lb/hr of bigger parts (or film with an optional three-knife helical rotor).
RPM came in and straightened out the record-keeping so the board knew what was going on, and the firm also oversaw $3 million in much needed capital improvements.
Our customers demand the best technology, and Hitachi's new 7200 RPM notebook drive delivers, helping to continue the ThinkPad tradition of excellence.
This is especially true of wheels mounted on an 1800 rpm motor.
Over the past 10 years, RPM Direct has established itself as a leading provider of database driven direct mail services to the insurance industry.
Or conversely, hp = torque times rpm divided by 5250 or 9550.
This new 40GB/20GB GB 5400 RPM drive is also available as an external Fire Wire portable unit featuring the fastest sustained data transfer rate of [20-35 MB/s] enabled by an OXFORD 911 Fire Wire to IDE bridge chip.
Additional factors include the long operational history of RPM, its growth through acquisitions and its balanced portfolio of products.
At the annual meeting, RPM elected five directors to serve in Class II with terms expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2018.