Definitions for maximumˈmæk sə məm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word maximum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maximum, upper limit(noun)

    the largest possible quantity

  2. utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best(noun)

    the greatest possible degree

    "he tried his utmost"

  3. maximum(adj)

    the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

  4. maximal, maximum(adj)

    the greatest or most complete or best possible

    "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

Wiktionary

  1. maximum(Noun)

    The highest limit.

  2. maximum(Noun)

    The greatest value of a set or other mathematical structure, especially the global maximum or a local maximum of a function.

  3. maximum(Noun)

    An upper bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

  4. maximum(Noun)

    The largest value of a batch or sample or the upper bound of a probability distribution.

  5. maximum(Noun)

    A 147 break; the highest possible break.

  6. maximum(Noun)

    A score of 180 with three darts.

  7. maximum(Noun)

    A scoring shot for 6 runs.

  8. maximum(Adjective)

    To the highest degree.

    Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

  9. Origin: French from maximum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maximum(noun)

    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

  2. Maximum(adj)

    greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat

  3. Origin: [L., neut. from maximus the greatest. See Maxim.]

Freebase

  1. Maximum

    Maximum is MAX's debut studio album released under Avex Trax. The album consists entirely of Japanese language covers of Eurobeat songs. The album sold more than 1.2 million copies becoming the group's most successful release. It spent 4 non-consecutive weeks at #1. It is also the 15th best selling album of 1997.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maximum

    maks′i-mum, adj. the greatest.—n. the greatest number, quantity, or degree: the highest point reached: (math.) the value of a variable when it ceases to increase and begins to decrease:—pl. Max′ima:—opp. to Minimum.—adj. Max′imal, of the highest or maximum value.—adv. Max′imally.—v.t. Max′imise, to raise to the highest degree. [L., superl. of magnus, great.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2894

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3577

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Nouns Frequency: #2120

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Adjectives Frequency: #394

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maximum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maximum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hilton Kramer:

    The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation.

  2. Zig Ziglar:

    Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

  3. Van Hollen:

    I'm satisfied that she's putting maximum resources into the effort.

  4. Robert Willens:

    You're taking a large charge anyway so you might as well take the maximum.

  5. Geronimo Villanueva:

    This ocean had a maximum depth of around 5,000 feet or around one mile deep.

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