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A plural of maximum.


a plural of maximum


(ˈmæk sə məm)

n., pl. -mums, -ma (-mə),
adj. n.
1. the highest amount, value, or degree attained or attainable.
2. an upper limit allowed by law or regulation.
a. the value of a mathematical function at a certain point in its domain, which is greater than or equal to the values at all other points in the immediate vicinity of the point.
b. the point in the domain at which a maximum occurs.
4. being the greatest or highest attainable or attained.
[1730–40; < Latin, from maximus, superlative of magnus great]
max′i•mum•ly, adv.
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