Definition of Maximum. Meaning of Maximum. Synonyms of Maximum

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Definition of Maximum

Maximum
Maximum Max"i*mum, a. Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat.
Maximum
Maximum Max"i*mum, n.; pl. Maxima. [L., neut. from maximus the greatest. See Maxim.] The greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case; or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or degree; -- opposed to minimum. Good legislation is the art of conducting a nation to the maximum of happiness, and the minimum of misery. --P. Colquhoun. Maximum thermometer, a thermometer that registers the highest degree of temperature attained in a given time, or since its last adjustment.

Meaning of Maximum from wikipedia

- mathematical analysis, the maxima and minima (the respective plurals of maximum and minimum) of a function, known collectively as extrema (the plural of...
- Administrative Maximum Facility (USP Florence ADMAX) is an American federal prison that provides a higher level of custody than a maximum security prison...
- In statistics, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) is a method of estimating the parameters of a probability distribution by maximizing a likelihood function...
- Solar maximum or solar max is a regular period of greatest Sun activity during the 11-year solar cycle. During solar maximum, large numbers of sunspots...
- Maximum Risk is a 1996 American action thriller film directed by Hong Kong director Ringo Lam in his American directorial debut, and starring Jean-Claude...
- Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American comedy horror film written and directed by Stephen King. The film stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington...
- Maximum Ride is a series of young adult fantasy novels by the author James Patterson, with a OEL adaptation published by Yen Press. The series is centered...
- The maximum break in snooker is 147, also known as a maximum, a 147, or orally, a one-four-seven. A player compiles a maximum break by potting all 15...
- 000 years bp) refer specifically to glaciation in the Alpine region. The maximum extent of the ice is not maintained for the full interval. The scouring...
- The maximum is the extreme value in a set. Maximum may also refer to: Maximum (MAX album) Maximum (Murat Boz album) "Maximum" (song), a song by Murat Boz...
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