Origin of optimaloptim(um) + -al
The definition of optimal is the most favorable.
An example of optimal used as an adjective is in the phrase "optimal score," which means the highest score someone can get on a game.
Most favorable or desirable; optimum.
- The plan is broken into an assessment and nine other steps that encompass: how to achieve your optimal weight through diet and portion control as well as the benefits of physical activity and lifestyle changes beyond diet and exercise.
- They can do everything from fine lines to shading, and to make sure that you're getting a machine that will run as it should, the machines are not sold prior to being run for five hours to ensure everything is in optimal working order.
- For optimal speed, 2GB of memory is even better and will let you use more complex programs such as games with intense graphics, photo editing software, and video and music editors without problems or insufficient memory errors.
- Because massage usually involves applying touch with some degree of pressure and movement, the massage therapist must use touch with sensitivity in order to determine the optimal amount of pressure to use for each person.
- The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of vitamin D is 400 IU, but bear in mind that the RDA refers to the bare minimum scientists believe is needed to ward off deficiency diseases, not the optimal amount for health.