maxim

  1. a saying that widely accepted on its own merits
  2. English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)

Maxim

The maxim was the longest musical note formerly used, being equal to two longs, or four breves.
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Maxim

[India] Maxim is the Indian edition of the United Kingdom-based international monthly men`s magazine called Maxim. It is known for its revealing pictorials featuring popular actresses, singers, and female models, none of which are nudes. The first issue of the Indian edition of Maxim was the January 2006 issue featuring Priyanka Chopra on t...
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Maxim

[given name] Maxim (Cyrillic: Максим), sometimes romanized as Maksim, Maksym or Maksum, is a male first name of Roman origin which is relatively common in Slavic-speaking countries, mainly in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. According to the register of the General Directorate of Moscow, `Maxim` was the second most popular male name for ...
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maxim

[n] - English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916) 2. [n] - a saying that widely accepted on its own merits
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Maxim

Max'im noun [ French maxime , Latin maxima (sc. sententia ), the greatest sentence, proposition, or axiom, i. e., of the greatest weight or authority, fem. from maximus greatest, superl. of magnus great. See Magnitude , and confer Maximum .] 1....
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maxim

axiom noun a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
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Maxim

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim noun English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)
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Maxim

• (n.) An established principle or proposition; a condensed proposition of important practical truth; an axiom of practical wisdom; an adage; a proverb; an aphorism. • (n.) The longest note formerly used, equal to two longs, or four breves; a large.
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Maxim

Maxim is a Lat In boy name. The meaning of the name is `Greatest ` Where is it used? The name Maxim is mainly used In Russian.How do they say it elsewhere? Macsen ( In Welsh) Maximus ( In Ancient Roman) Variations on the name: In Russian: Maksim (M) Maxim appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 796.. 2007 was a `top year` for the name
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maxim

the material rule or principle used to guide a person in a particular situation about what to do (e.g., 'I should never tell a lie'). It thus provides a kind of bridge between a persons inner disposition and outer actions.
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Maxim

Maxim (măk'sim) , name of a family of inventors and munition makers. Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim,. 1840–1916, was born near Sangerville, Maine. After launching on a career of inventing, he moved to England and there invented (1884) the Maxim machine gun. Among his numerous other inventio...
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Maxim

An established principle or proposition. A principle of law universally admitted as being just and consonant with reason.Maxims in law are somewhat like axioms in geometry. They are principles and authorities, and part of the general customs or common law of the land; and are of the same strength as acts of parliament, when the judges have determin...
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Maxim

The Maxim gun was the first true machine-gun. It was invented by an American, Hiram C Maxim while he was living in England. The Maxim gun was a short-recoil water-cooled automatic machine-gun first used in the Matabele War of 1893. The British Maxim gun was chambered for the .303 Mk VII cartridge which it took from a 250-round fabric belt feed and ...
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Maxim

Type: Term Pronunciation: maks′im Definitions: 1. A. M., 20th-century U.S. geneticist. See: Maxim-Gilbert sequencing
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maxim

Saying or proverb that gives moral guidance or a piece of advice on the way to live (`First come, first served`; `Better late than never`)
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Maxim

[surname] People named Maxim include; ...
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Maxim

[philosophy] A maxim is a ground rule or subjective principle of action; in that sense, a maxim is a thought that can motivate individuals. ==Deontological ethics== In deontological ethics, mainly in Kantian ethics, maxims are understood as subjective principles of action. A maxim is thought to be part of an agent`s thought process for ever...
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Maxim

[magazine] Maxim is an international men`s magazine based in New York, and prominent for its photography of actresses, singers, and female models whose careers are at a current peak. It is the largest young men`s lifestyle brand in America, reaching nearly 9 million readers each month. Maxim Digital reaches more than 4 million unique viewer...
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Maxim

A proverb, a short, pithy statement or aphorism believed to contain wisdom or insight into human nat
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Maxim

[Artist] Maxim Richarz (born May 15, 1982) is a German singer and songwriter. ==Early life== Maxim was born in Königswinter, Germany to his French mother and German father. He went to the University of Cologne for Business Administration before dropping out to go to an SAE Institute to become a sound engineer, which he dropped out of after...
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maxim

a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
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maxim

a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
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