Variant of maximum
- the greatest quantity, number, or degree possible or permissible
- the highest degree or point (of a varying quantity, as temperature) reached or recorded; upper limit of variation
- Math. the largest of a specified set of real numbers
Origin: L, neut. of maximus, superl. of magnus, great: see magni-
- greatest possible, permissible, or reached
- of, marking, or setting a maximum or maximums
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