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full powered

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  1. (of a vessel) relying on engines for propulsion without assistance from sails.
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Origin of full powered

First recorded in 1735–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • You want me to haul a full-powered steamship four points off her course to make the Chinamen comfortable!

    Typhoon

    Joseph Conrad

  • I made up my mind on the instant to experiment on my own account, and swung my fist back for a full-powered smash at him.

    Caves of Terror

    Talbot Mundy

  • Rather lift passion to adoration, and use it, full-powered, upon that which unfolds forever for your worship.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • The post requires great speed, and hence, full-powered vessels.

  • It almost did—only a last-instant, full-powered side thrust enabled the target to evade it.

    Triplanetary

    Edward Elmer Smith