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  1. a hundred and ten percent(Noun)

    A level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.

  2. a hundred and ten percent(Noun)

    The exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.

  3. Origin: Based on the metaphor of operating a machine at higher than its rated capacity or exceeding the normal maximum of some rated parameter such as speed or temperature.


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