# Maximum meaning

(math.) The largest of a specified set of real numbers.

noun

The definition of maximum is the largest number or highest number of something that is permissible or possible.

When you are going as fast a the car will possibly allow, this is an example of reaching the maximum speed.

adjective

Having or being the greatest quantity or the highest degree that has been or can be attained.

Maximum temperature.

adjective

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Of, relating to, or making up a maximum.

A maximum number in a series.

adjective

The greatest quantity, number, or degree possible or permissible.

noun

The highest degree or point (of a varying quantity, as temperature) reached or recorded; upper limit of variation.

noun

Greatest possible, permissible, or reached.

adjective

Of, marking, or setting a maximum or maximums.

adjective

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The greatest known or greatest possible number, measure, quantity, or degree.

(colloquial, snooker) A 147 break; the highest possible break.

noun

(colloquial, cricket) A scoring shot for 6 runs.

noun

To the highest degree.

Use the proper dose for the maximum effect.

adjective

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An upper limit permitted by law or other authority.

noun

The greatest value of a mathematical function, if it has such a value.

(analysis) An upper bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

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