Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Know how to use "fewer" and "less"? Find out.
the maximum speed.
the speed normally maintained on a passage.
at maximum speed:
to move full speed ahead.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
Suppose you went
on all legs of the voyage.
, 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
One of them would go to the upper end of the plateau and start the band, riding after them at
Life is real at war, concentrated and intense it is lived at
Instead of running them at
all the time, however, they slowed down considerably when no one was on the steps.
It's not necessarily a virtue to proclaim
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
They are now testing the low-friction air bearings that will permit the turbine wheel to spin at
Resembling a warehouse filled with high-tech filing cabinets, the new machine isn't running at
Discover our greatest slideshows
8 Wintry Words
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical...
10 Words Coined in the Sci-Fi...
9 Words About Beginnings
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
(...) whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
(...) am. Minne Wead: Star-spangled Spig. Damn the martinis, full speed ahead and don't give up the...
Nearby words for full speed
full of beans
full of crap
full of hot air
full of it
full of oneself
full of piss and vinegar
full of prunes
full of shit
full of shit as a christmas goose, as
full of the devil
full outer join
full rolling boil
full speed ahead
full steam ahead
full tilt, at
full-duplex switched ethernet