high-octane high-octane

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used of gasoline; having a high octane number
  2. (adj) vigorously energetic or forceful

Usage(s):

  1. Fueled by high-octane growth, the world's largest democracy is becoming a global power.
  2. Much of the more than $1 billion that Washington has poured into intelligence services since 911 is merely high-octane fuel flooding a leaky and misfiring engine.
  3. In the high-octane non-stop flame war that is the political blogosphere, Markos Moulitsas Zuniga knows how to get attention.

News

  1. College World Series 2013 Bracket: Predicting UCLA vs LSU and Other Top Matchups

    We have some scintillating showdowns in store for us in the 2013 College World Series . In the first matchups that were determined, No. 15 UCLA and No. 4 LSU will battle it out and No. 16 Louisville and No. 12 Indiana will clash. All four squads have looked mighty powerful throughout the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball tournament, pointing to some high-octane matchups in the CWS . *Official ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. At Tony Awards, Vance and Light win early

    NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney B. Vance and Judith Light have won the first Tony Awards of Sunday's night telecast, one that opened with a high-octane song that boasted this night would be bigger than ever.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Tony Awards begin with a bang; win for Vance

    NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney B. Vance has won the first Tony Award of the night, taking the trophy for best featured actor in a play after host Neil Patrick Harris opened the show with a high-octane song boasting this night would be bigger than ever.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "It was a lot of fun," said Stoudemire. "It's beginning to be a lot of fun out there......when we play a high-octane offense. We got ourselves going, everybody got themselves good spacing and shooting rhythm and we played well."
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Amare Stoudemire Source: Sports Network

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