balls-out

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

The metal balls of a centrifugal governor are pushed apart to a degree depending on the speed of a rotating shaft, providing negative feedback to the throttle

balls-out (not comparable)

  1. (US, idiomatic, slang) Extreme, extremely great

Adverb[edit]

balls-out (not comparable)

  1. Descriptive of the use of a centrifugal governor at maximum speed.
  2. (US, idiomatic, slang) With great abandon.
  3. (US, idiomatic, slang) At the fastest possible speed.

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