steam ahead

steam ahead
go forward at full throttle, go forward at full speed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • full steam ahead — mod. with determination. □ We started moving full steam ahead on the project. □ Full steam ahead! Let’s see how fast this will go! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • full steam ahead — as much power as we have, full throttle    I told the Captain about the ice, but he said, Full steam ahead! …   English idioms

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  • full steam ahead — ► full steam (or speed) ahead proceeding with as much speed or energy as possible. Main Entry: ↑full …   English terms dictionary

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  • steam — steam1 W3 [sti:m] n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(gas)¦ 2¦(mist on surface)¦ 3¦(power)¦ 4 let/blow off steam 5 get/pick/build up steam 6 run out of steam 7 under your own steam 8¦(railway)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English;] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steam — steam1 [ stim ] noun uncount ** 1. ) the hot wet substance like a thin cloud that is produced when water is heated: The steam from the volcano rose 3,000 meters into the air. a steam bath a ) the wet substance that forms on windows and mirrors… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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