fire on all cylinders

Definition of fire on all cylinders

  1. :  to perform very well The team got off to a slow start, but now it's firing on all cylinders.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat

    :  one of the four elements of the alchemists

    :  burning passion :  ardor

  1. :  to set on fire :  kindle

    :  ignite

    :  to give life or spirit to :  inspire

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

cylinderplay cylinders
  1. :  the surface traced by a straight line moving parallel to a fixed straight line and intersecting a fixed planar closed curve

    :  a solid or surface bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes cutting all its elements

    :  a cylindrical body or space: such as

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