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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

- In mathematical analysis, the maximum and minimum of a function are, respectively, the largest and smallest value taken by the function. Known generically...
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