# Maximal meaning

Of, relating to, or consisting of a maximum.

adjective

Being the greatest or highest possible.

adjective

An element in an ordered set that is followed by no other.

noun

Highest or greatest possible; of or constituting a maximum.

adjective

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(mathematics) The element of a set with the greatest magnitude.

noun

(logic)

*Said of a set of well-formed formulas*: that it is as large as it can be without being inconsistent; i.e. that for any well-formed formula*Ï†*, the set contains either*Ï†*or ~*Ï†*.noun

## Origin of maximal

- maximum + -al
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