full powered

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adjective

(of a vessel) relying on engines for propulsion without assistance from sails.

Nearby words

  1. full of crap,
  2. full of hot air,
  3. full of it,
  4. full of oneself,
  5. full pitch,
  6. full professor,
  7. full radiator,
  8. full rhyme,
  9. full sail,
  10. full score

Origin of full powered

First recorded in 1735–45

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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