What does maximum mean?

Definitions for maximum
ˈmæk sə məmmax·i·mum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maximum, upper limitnoun

    the largest possible quantity

  2. utmost, uttermost, maximum, level bestnoun

    the greatest possible degree

    "he tried his utmost"

  3. maximumadjective

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

  4. maximal, maximumadjective

    the greatest or most complete or best possible

    "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure"

Wiktionary

  1. maximumnoun

    The highest limit.

  2. maximumnoun

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

  3. maximumnoun

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

  4. maximumnoun

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

  5. maximumnoun

    A 147 break; the highest possible break.

  6. maximumnoun

    A score of 180 with three darts.

  7. maximumnoun

    A scoring shot for 6 runs.

  8. maximumadjective

    To the highest degree.

    Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

  9. Etymology: French from maximum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maximumnoun

    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. Maximumadjective

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

  3. Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of maximum in a Sentence

  1. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr.:

    It is the court's intention that the defendant never set foot in free society again, if there was ever a case that warranted a maximum sentence, this is the case. The defendant does not deserve any sympathy.

  2. Janet Woodcock:

    Every effort will be made to assure maximum transparency.

  3. Loishiye Mollel:

    One visitor from the U.S. can have a maximum of 15 people behind him, of which 13 are porters, a cook and a guide. All these jobs will be affected by a cable car, we are of the view that the mountain should be left as it is.

  4. Van Hollen:

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

  5. Koh Yu-hwan:

    This kind of last-minute meeting between South and North Korea, with the backdrop of combat posture raised to the maximum level, was unprecedented.

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