### maximum

- the largest possible quantity
- the greatest possible degree
- the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

### Maximum

The value of a stimulus above which no response occurs.

*[Noun]* The most possible.

Example: The maximum weight in the lift is 15 people.

See also: middle

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*n]* - the largest possible quantity 2. [n] - the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

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In a sample of data, the largest observation. See also: Maxima, Minima, Minimum.

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**Max'i·mum** * noun* ;

* plural* ** Maxima** . [ Latin , neut. from

* maximus* the greatest. See

__ Maxim__ .] 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; -...

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**Max'i·mum** * adjective* Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a

* maximum* consumption of fuel;

* maximum* pressure;

* maximum* heat.

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1. The greatest possible or actual effect or quantity. ... 2. The acme of a disease or process. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...

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

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(mak´sĭ-mәm) the greatest quantity, effect, or value possible or achieved under given circumstances. adj., max´imal., adj. transport maximum , tubular maximumTm the highest rate in milligrams per minute at which the renal tubules can transfer a substan...

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• (n.) 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. • (a.) Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure;...

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(from the article `analysis`) The graphical interpretation suggests a number of useful problem-solving techniques. An example is finding the maximum value of a continuously ... in calculus, any point at which the value of a function is largest (a maximum) or smallest (a minimum). There are both absolute and relative (or ... ...findi...

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(L. 'greatest') 1. the greatest possible or actual effect or quantity. 2. the acme of a disease or process.

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The greatest value attained by a function, for example, temperature, pressure, or wind speed. The opposite of minimum.

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Maximum is the greatest quantity or degree fixed, attainable, or attained, in any given case as opposed to minimum, the smallest. In mathematics and physics maximum is used also for the value which a varying quantity has at the moment when it ceases to increase and begins to decrease.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: mak′si-mŭm Definitions: 1. The greatest amount, value, or degree attained or attainable.

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A score of 180

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The greatest value attained by a function, for example, temperature, pressure, or wind speed. The op

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a scoring sequence in which the player pots all fifteen reds, with blacks and then takes all the colours to record a maximum total of 147 points

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