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balls to the wall

Definitions

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  • adv. Full throttle; maximum speed.
  • adv. Maximum effort or commitment.

Etymologies

Perhaps coined by pilots whose throttle levers had round, ball-like tops, and for whom putting the "balls to the wall" (the firewall of the aircraft) meant making the aircraft fly as quickly as possible. (Wiktionary)

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