full powered


adjective

(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
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Example sentences from the Web for full powered

  • 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
  • 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