(of a vessel) relying on engines for propulsion without assistance from sails.
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How to use full powered in a sentence
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.Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post | Thomas Rainey
It almost did—only a last-instant, full-powered side thrust enabled the target to evade it.Triplanetary | Edward Elmer Smith
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
You want me to haul a full-powered steamship four points off her course to make the Chinamen comfortable!Typhoon | Joseph Conrad