What does maximum mean?

Definitions for maximum
ˈmæk sə məmmax·i·mum

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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.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  2. maximum(Noun)

    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. maximum(Noun)

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

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  4. maximum(Noun)

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

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  5. maximum(Noun)

    A 147 break; the highest possible break.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  6. maximum(Noun)

    A score of 180 with three darts.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  7. maximum(Noun)

    A scoring shot for 6 runs.

    Etymology: French from maximum.

  8. maximum(Adjective)

    To the highest degree.

    Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Maximum(adj)

    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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How to say maximum in sign language?

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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. Zig Ziglar:

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

  2. Anuj Somany:

    There is nothing strange that a person who brings actually a good change in the society only goes out of its benefit range and the people who opposed to it then often derives later on the maximum profit out of it.

  3. Kim Jun-geun:

    Now, quarantine officers have maximum power and authority.

  4. Rachel Minyoung Lee:

    The report in Korean has characterized Kim's climb up to Mt Paektu on horseback as a new 'myth', and that, together with the images of him on a white horse, appear to have been designed to create maximum propaganda effect, which I believe media will play up in the days to come.

  5. The Likud party spokesman:

    It is sad to see that while Prime Minister Netanyahu keeps Israel safe on all fronts and works to preserve Likud rule, Gideon Saar, as is his wont, is displaying zero loyalty and maximum subversion.

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