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1. of, relating to, or designating a relationship established by descent from the same parents
2. Music
a. powerful or rich in volume and sound
b. completing a piece or section; concluding
3. (of sails, etc.) distended by wind
4. (of wine, such as a burgundy) having a heavy body
5. (of a colour) containing a large quantity of pure hue as opposed to white or grey; rich; saturated
6. in full cry (esp of a pack of hounds) in hot pursuit of quarry
7. Brit a ridge of sand or shingle along a seashore

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Of a dimension, slightly oversize.
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The engineering part of the expansion is moving full steam ahead.
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Hopefully, our teams will survive this difficult period and go into 2013 full steam ahead again.
IT'S full steam ahead at an ale festival hosted by the Welsh Highland Railway.
On condition of anonymity, a US official reportedly said: "Basically, we're talking about research - not about the Iranians barreling full steam ahead on a bomb programme.
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He is happy at what he has seen and heard and now it's full steam ahead for him.
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has flourished amid high oil prices, and it's moving full steam ahead to supply global markets.
You're not worried about sexual orientation, because the big 250-pound woman coming at you full steam ahead is not worried about it.
Our Northeast developments continue to move full steam ahead with closings at our Hoboken community scheduled to begin the first quarter of 2005.
Polito, director of the faith-based office at Bush's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently told the Associated Press that he and other Bush administration officials are moving full steam ahead on the president's controversial "faith-based" initiative.