The definition of maximum is the largest number or highest number of something that is permissible or possible.(adjective)
When you are going as fast a the car will possibly allow, this is an example of reaching the maximum speed.
See maximum in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L, neut. of maximus, superl. of magnus, great: see magni-
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noun pl. max·i·mums or max·i·ma (-mə)
Origin: , from
Origin: neuter of maximus, greatest; see meg- in Indo-European roots.
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