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.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  2. maximumnoun

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

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  3. maximumnoun

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

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  4. maximumnoun

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

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  5. maximumnoun

    A 147 break; the highest possible break.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  6. maximumnoun

    A score of 180 with three darts.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  7. maximumnoun

    A scoring shot for 6 runs.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  8. maximumadjective

    To the highest degree.

    Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

    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

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

  2. Maximumadjective

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

    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. Satya Pradhan:

    The main impact state will be Gujarat, and that's where we expect maximum impact.

  2. Donald Trump:

    This was an attempted takeover of our government, of our country, an illegal takeover, if it were the other way around, where I was doing it to President Obama or a Democrat, it would be virtually the maximum sentence that you can find.

  3. Le Drian:

    We also consider the U.S.' decision to break with the accord is not good and that its maximum pressure campaign is contributing to tensions.

  4. Free Speech President David Keating:

    In just three months, several candidates have already received enough donations to trigger the maximum allowable taxpayer subsidy —roughly $6.7 million in public funds, they include controversial figures such as Marjorie Taylor Greene, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Matt Gaetz, Nancy Pelosi, and Adam Schiff. If H.R. 1 becomes law, candidates who dominate the media will dominate fundraising.

  5. Marc Waha:

    Because the statutory maximum fine is very low, MOFCOM decided to start 'naming and shaming' noncompliant parties in late 2014, mOFCOM officials remain frustrated, however, with some parties thinking the low sanctions are worth taking the risk, and have publicly advocated for an increase in these sanctions when China's Antimonopoly Law is revised.

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