any sentence the form of which exemplifies the most frequently used structural pattern of a particular language, as, in English, any sentence that contains a subject and a predicate; a sentence from which elliptical sentences may be derived by grammatical transformations.
[foo l-sur-vis] /ˈfʊlˈsɜr vɪs/ adjective, Commerce. 1. offering or providing a wide range of services related to the basic line of business, as when a filling station changes tires or makes car repairs in addition to selling gasoline.
[foo l-sahyz] /ˈfʊlˌsaɪz/ adjective 1. of the usual or normal size of its kind: a full-size kitchen. 2. (of a bed) 54 inches (137 cm) wide and 75 or 76 inches (191 or 193 cm) long; double. 3. pertaining to or made for a full-size bed: full-size sheets.
noun 1. the maximum speed. 2. Nautical. the speed normally maintained on a passage. adverb 3. at maximum speed: to move full speed ahead.
- Full speed ahead
Also, full steam ahead. As fast and as strongly as possible. For example, There’s only one way we’ll get there on time, so go full speed ahead, or Production would go full steam ahead as soon as the orders were confirmed. It is also put as with a full head of steam, as in She […]