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full speed

the maximum speed.
Nautical. the speed normally maintained on a passage.
at maximum speed:
to move full speed ahead. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Suppose you went full speed on all legs of the voyage.
  • Defenders running full speed, however, face a risk: the ball carrier could sidestep an overly aggressive player.
  • Your group is having a problem because the trolling motors you are using cannot run continuously at full speed.
  • One of them would go to the upper end of the plateau and start the band, riding after them at full speed.
  • Life is real at war, concentrated and intense it is lived at full speed.
  • Instead of running them at full speed all the time, however, they slowed down considerably when no one was on the steps.
  • It's not necessarily a virtue to proclaim full speed ahead when a policy you have championed comes unstuck or frayed.
  • Tanks can be charged with regenerative breaking and further charged at stations to get it up to full speed.
  • They are now testing the low-friction air bearings that will permit the turbine wheel to spin at full speed.
  • Resembling a warehouse filled with high-tech filing cabinets, the new machine isn't running at full speed yet.

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