from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. when full or complete.


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  • The Macedonians rushed at full speed down from the Zagros Mountains toward Persepolis, but when they were almost at the city they saw something that caused Alexander to pause in spite of his haste.

    Alexander the Great

  • He pushed his advance force at full speed down the valley of the Cydnus River to Tarsus and was at the gates of the city just in time to see Arsames running for his life toward Persia.

    Alexander the Great

  • Talks continued at full speed between Ankara and Moscow to finalize an agreement on the Samsun-Ceyhan oil pipeline project.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • Back home, Scott and I would get up ridiculously early and tear into our gifts while still in our pajamashair sticking out in all directions, morning breath at full force, Mom and Dad nursing coffee and hanging around with their eyes at half-mast.

    Paradise Lost

  • He told me that if you yelled out “JAMBA!” at full volume, all the employees would yell back “JUICE!”

    Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

  • I turned around and barely had time to catch my breath before Josh Hollis barreled into me at full speed.


  • Mass drivers would kill you if you tried to ride one at full speedthe Sly Girls said so.


  • A browsing giraffe, a soaring albatross, a diving swift, a swooping falcon, a leafy sea dragon invisible among the seaweed, a sprinting cheetah at full stretch after a swerving, pronking gazelle – the illusion of design makes so much intuitive sense that it becomes a positive effort to put critical thinking into gear and overcome the seductions of naïve intuition.


  • At that speed, the da Vinci would arrive at Phantas 61, located across the Norvel system, in just two hours—an eighty-eight-hour trip at full impulse power.

    Creative Couplings

  • He rode the corner perfectly, left-footing the brake and coming off it at the precise moment so that he came out of the hairpin at full power.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set


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