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max

 (măks) Slang
n.
The maximum: The car can seat five adults, but that's the max.
adj.
Maximal.
adv.
Maximally: We'll pay $250 max.
intr.v. maxed, max·ing, max·es
1. To reach one's limit, as of endurance or capability: The weightlifter maxed out at 180 kilograms.
2. To reach a point from which no additional growth, improvement, or benefit is possible: The salary for this position maxes at $65,000.
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max

(mæks)
n
1. the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
2. to the max to the ultimate extent
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max

(mæks)

n. Slang.
maximum.
Idioms:
to the max, to the greatest or furthest degree; totally.
[1850–55; by shortening]

max.

maximum.

MAX

Cinemax (a cable television channel).
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Noun1.max - street names for gamma hydroxybutyratemax - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
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Translations

max

[mæks]
A. ABBR =maximummáx.
a couple of weeks, maxdos semanas como máximo
B. N to do sth to the maxhacer algo al máximo, hacer algo a tope
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max

[ˈmæks] n
to do sth to the max (= to the full) → faire qch à fond
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max

n abbr of maximummax.; to the max (inf, run up debts, fill up tank) → bis zum Maximum; enjoy life, livein vollen Zügen; to go to the max (in partying) → die Sau rauslassen (inf); stressed to the maxtotal gestresst (inf)
vt to max out something, to max something out (US inf) → etw ausschöpfen; to max out one’s credit cardseinen Kredit (auf der Kreditkarte) voll ausschöpfen
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References in periodicals archive ?
The CpG dinucleotides we studied were located inside a MYC protooncogene (MYC), MYC-associated factor X (MAX), enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit (EZH2), SUZ12 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit (SUZ12), and E2F transcription factor 6 (E2F6), domain sites that were determined by ChiP experiments (12).
[5] Nonstandard abbreviations: MetS, metabolic syndrome; LPL, lipoprotein lipase; VAT, visceral adipose tissue; HOMA-IR, homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; VLDL, very low-density lipoprotein; BMI, body mass index; ApoA1, apolipoprotein A1; ApoB, apolipoprotein B; HRP, horseradish peroxidase; MYC, MYC protooncogene; MAX, MYC-associated factor X; EZH2, enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex2 subunit; SUZ12, SUZ12 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit; E2F6, E2F transcription factor 6; PRC2, polycomb repressive complex 2.
Thirdly, Myc is a member of the Myc/Max (Myc-associated factor X)/Mad (MAX dimerization protein) transcriptional network that comprises a group of widely expressed transcription factors [78].