run on all cylinders

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run on all cylinders definition


  1. in.
    to run well and smoothly. : My plan is now running on all cylinders.
  2. in.
    to operate sensibly and intelligently. : Pay attention to what you are doing. Start running on all cylinders.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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