maximum, upper limit(noun)
the largest possible quantity
utmost, uttermost, maximum, level best(noun)
the greatest possible degree
"he tried his utmost"
the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right
the greatest or most complete or best possible
"maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"
The highest limit.
The greatest value of a set or other mathematical structure, especially the global maximum or a local maximum of a function.
An upper bound of a set which is also an element of that set.
The largest value of a batch or sample or the upper bound of a probability distribution.
A 147 break; the highest possible break.
A score of 180 with three darts.
A scoring shot for 6 runs.
To the highest degree.
Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.
Origin: French from maximum.
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
greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat
Origin: [L., neut. from maximus the greatest. See Maxim.]
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
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2894
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Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3577
Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Nouns Frequency: #2120
Rank popularity for the word 'maximum' in Adjectives Frequency: #394
The numerical value of maximum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of maximum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Love is not maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.”
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
We wanted a maximum sentence, we asked for a maximum sentence that we considered should be 50 years for murder.
An institution which is populare because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility-I welcome it.
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- màximCatalan, Valencian
- Maximum, maximalGerman
- ماکسیمم, بیشینهPersian
- maksimi, maksimiarvo, arvo, suurinFinnish
- maximum, maximalFrench
- 最大, 極大Japanese
- максимум, максимальныйRussian
- గరిష్ఠ, గరిష్ఠంTelugu
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