What does upper limit mean?

Definitions for upper limit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maximum, upper limit(noun)

    the largest possible quantity

  2. upper limit(noun)

    the limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something


  1. upper limit(Noun)

    The upper limit of a sequence of real numbers is the real number which can be found as follows: remove the first term of the sequence in order to obtain the "first subsequence." Then remove the first term of the first subsequence in order to obtain the "second subsequence." Repeat the removal of first terms in order to obtain a "third subsequence," "fourth subsequence," etc. Find the supremum of each of these subsequences, then find the infimum of all of these supremums. This infimum is the upper limit.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upper limit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upper limit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dariush Mozaffarian:

    I think it is crucial for all government agencies to formally state that there is no upper limit on fat.

  2. Andreas Fischlin:

    The guardrail concept in which up to 2C would be considered safe would be better seen as an upper limit, a defense line.

  3. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    We are talking about an upper limit, with a buffer zone. I do not think that we will have that many soldiers deployed abroad at the same time.

  4. Markus Manns:

    The price that has now been disclosed is at the upper limit and it is just about economical. Should it rise further, which is to be assumed, the takeover will become increasingly unattractive.

  5. Oliver Kennedy:

    For example, compared to no coffee, 1 cup per day was associated with a 22 % lower risk of cirrhosis and 4 cups per day was associated with a 65 % lower risk. However, there may be an upper limit beyond which there is no further benefit.

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