at full throttle
phrasal at full speed <
the project is proceeding at full throttle
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at full throttle — (at) full throttle if a person or a machine is at full throttle, they are doing something as well and with as much energy as they can. By the end of May, the assembly line will be working at full throttle …   New idioms dictionary

  • at full throttle — phrasal : with the throttle valve set at its widest opening : at full speed * * * at full throttle At full speed • • • Main Entry: ↑throttle * * * at full speed/tilt/pelt/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • at full throttle — adverb As fast as physically possible Since noon shes been working at full throttle on the calculations …   Wiktionary

  • at full throttle — at full speed, as fast as possible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at full throttle — idi at maximum speed or effort …   From formal English to slang

  • full throttle — (at) full throttle if a person or a machine is at full throttle, they are doing something as well and with as much energy as they can. By the end of May, the assembly line will be working at full throttle …   New idioms dictionary

  • full throttle — n. used in the phrase at full throttle, at full speed or with great intensity * * * …   Universalium

  • full throttle — n. used in the phrase at full throttle, at full speed or with great intensity …   English World dictionary

  • full-throttle height — The altitude up to which a given manifold air pressure (MAP) set can be maintained at a given RPM. The lower the manifold air pressure selected by the pilot, the greater is the altitude to which it can be maintained. In turbocharged engines, if… …   Aviation dictionary

  • full throttle — gas pedal to the floor, pedal to the metal    He drove the Mercedes at full throttle on the freeway …   English idioms

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