Definitions English

  • The greatest possible quantity or degree.
  • The greatest quantity or degree reached or recorded; the upper limit of variation.
  • The time or period during which the highest point or degree is attained.
  • An upper limit permitted by law or other authority.
  • Astronomy The moment when a variable star is most brilliant.
  • Astronomy The magnitude of the star at such a moment.
  • Mathematics The greatest value assumed by a function over a given interval.
  • Mathematics The largest number in a set.
  • Having or being the greatest quantity or the highest degree that has been or can be attained: maximum temperature.
  • Of, relating to, or making up a maximum: a maximum number in a series.