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maximum speed

adverb as in full blast

adverb as in full throttle

noun as in fast forward

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The jet is “redlined” at Mach 2, but structurally it can reach a maximum speed of Mach 2.25.

The pilots cautiously edge their way to maximum speed in stages.

If rationed carefully and traveling at maximum speed, I might even cover a good amount of nearby land.

Jordan set the ship for maximum speed, well beyond the safety limit.

Perhaps they are now progressing at their maximum speed and cannot increase their acceleration any more.

In automobiles, or motor boats, motors are not required to run constantly at their maximum speed.

On the trial, steam was raised in 20 minutes, and the maximum speed noted was 28 miles an hour.

Accordingly the best cruisers are given the high maximum speed of 23 to 25 knots.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maximum speed, such as: all-out, flat out, full force, full steam, full tilt, and full volume.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.