To operate or proceed at maximum speed and efficiency: Europe’s economy will fire on all cylinders/ a world firing on all cylinders, where the US, Japan, and Europe are all growing simultaneously (1990s+)
Also, hit or click on all cylinders. Function very well, as in Once we figured out how to use the new software, the department was firing on all cylinders, or “So the best infielder takes time to fit into the infield of a Big League club and have it hit on all four cylinders again” (Christy Mathewson, Pitching in a Pinch, 1912). This term transfers the functioning of an internal combustion engine, which works best when all its cylinders ignite, to broader use. [ Early 1900s ]
noun 1. a red Mexican opal, often with a color play. noun 1. an orange-red translucent variety of opal, valued as a gemstone
[fahyuh r-pan] /ˈfaɪərˌpæn/ noun 1. a metal grate for holding hot coals. /ˈfaɪəˌpæn/ noun 1. a metal container for a fire in a room (Ex. 27:3; 38:3), one of the vessels of the temple service (rendered “snuff-dish” Ex. 25:38; 37:23; and “censer” Lev. 10:1; 16:12). It was probably a metallic cinder-basin used for the purpose […]
noun 1. a plant, Silene virginica, of the pink family, having loose clusters of brilliant scarlet flowers.
[fahyuh r-pit] /ˈfaɪərˌpɪt/ noun 1. a dug into the ground or made from stones, masonry, etc., for keeping a used for cooking or warmth.