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...
- In statistics, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) is a method of estimating the parameters of a probability distribution by maximizing a likelihood function...
- Maximum Ride is a series of young adult science fantasy novels by the author James Patterson, with an OEL adaptation published by Yen Press. The series...
- The United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility (USP Florence ADMAX) is an American federal prison in Fremont County near Florence, Colorado...
- Heracleum maximum, commonly known as cow parsnip, is the only member of the genus Heracleum native to North America. It is also known as American cow-parsnip...
- 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...
- Rhododendron maximum — its common names include great laurel, great rhododendron, rosebay rhododendron, American rhododendron and big rhododendron — is...
- detective Pikachu. In January 2018, Reynolds started the production company Maximum Effort and signed a three-year first-look deal with Fox, starting development...
- Maximum life span (or, for humans, maximum reported age at death) is a measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a po****tion have...
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