Usage examples for maximum

  1. She looked at Mrs. Wix; she reached her maximum. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  2. The maximum number of eggs is three. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  3. Therefore, since it is desired to keep up the maximum egg production in order to raise as many market ducks as possible, young breeders are considered better. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  4. Here we have a maximum of equality and the deadest and most static of results. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  5. When he made his famous communication to the Gun Club, the anger of Captain Nicholl reached its maximum. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  6. For this reason I have given two figures one being the minimum and the other the maximum. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  7. In order, however, that it may perform a maximum of duty, it is necessary that the teeth be of the proper shape for the work, that they have the proper amount of set, that they be kept sharp, and that the tension of the saw is uniform throughout when running at its working speed. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  8. The fear of the boats crashing together produced a general inclination toward maximum separation on the part of all the little units of survivors, with the result that soon the small crafts stretched out for several miles, their occupants all endeavoring to hold the heads of the boats into the wind. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  9. When there was insurrection in the Philippines we kept the Army at the maximum. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. Here the characteristics of the dialect are at the maximum. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  11. Beulah's indicated ground speed now edged towards the five hundred fifty mark, close to the maximum speeds the vehicles could attain. – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  12. " Ten days maximum," Zircon said. – The Flaming Mountain by Harold Leland Goodwin
  13. What would happen, Pink wondered; was one giant per bottle the maximum content? – The Giants From Outer Space by Geoff St. Reynard
  14. Now he was to find the maximum limit of the possibilities of the brave car he had come to look upon with real affection. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  15. Thus throughout the whole scientific world there is arising a new life, an eager endeavour to get nearer to Huxley's problema maximum, to penetrate more deeply into the origin of the human race. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  16. The maximum did great harm to the Revolution. – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  17. In two or three minutes, however, the maximum of distinctness will not fail to be obtained. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois