Definitions of maximum

the
greatest
possible
degree; "
he
tried
his
utmost"

The
greatest
quantity
or
value
attainable
in
a
given
case;
or,
the
greatest
value
attained
by
a
quantity
which
first
increases
and
then
begins
to
decrease;
the
highest
point
or
degree; 
opposed
to
minimum.

The
greatest
number,
quantity,
or
degree
possible;
as,
a
maximum
of
good
result:
opposite
to
minimum.

The
greatest
number,
quantity,
or
degree: (
math.)
the
value
of
a
variable
when
it
ceases
to
increase
and
begins
to
decrease:
pl.
MAXIMA.

The
greatest
number,
quantity,
or
degree.

The
greatest
quantity,
amount,
or
degree.

The
greatest
amount;
the
greatest
number
or
quantity
attainable
in
any
given
case.

The
greatest
number,
quantity,
or
degree
attainable,
in
any
given
case;
opposed
to
minimum,
the
smallest;
the
highest,
as
fixed
by
some
law
or
regulation.

Greatest
in
quantity
or
highest
in
degree
attainable
or
attained;
as,
a
maximum
consumption
of
fuel;
maximum
pressure;
maximum
heat.

Greatest
in
quantity
or
highest
in
degree
that
can
be
or
has
been
reached;
highest
allowed
by
law;
as,
the
maximum
price
for
wheat.

The
greatest.

The
greatest
possible;
as,
a
maximum
speed.

Greatest.
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