maxim maxim  /ˈmæk səm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
  2. (n) English inventor (born in the United States) who invented the Maxim gun that was used in World War I (1840-1916)

Usage(s):

  1. Down the ages has come a sage maxim: "Beware of the politician."
  2. Neville's company broke even in just one year to disprove the maxim that a leader of one revolution will be left behind by the next.
  3. The maxim, time and tide wait for no man is getting buttressed everyday with the phenomenal change that we are witnessing in our offices and in our community.

News

  1. Symon Employee in the Running for Maxim's Hometown Hottie

    Ivy Mitcham, a server at Michael Symon's Lolita in Tremont, has made it to the voting rounds for Maxim Magazine's 2014 Hometown Hotties. But she needs our help.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Cleveland Scene

  2. Group wants to revive old Maxim’s on Gold Coast

    An intriguing partnership has emerged to buy from City Hall the basement of the 1300 N. Astor condo building, which might attract little interest were it not the long-ago home of the posh Maxim’s de Paris restaurant. City officials said Tuesday that they have a deal to sell the 8,000-square-foot space to a group that wants to re-establish it as a gourmet restaurant. The sale was for $1.375 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. DeepCover Secure Authenticator from Maxim Integrated Protects Designs with Strong Public-Key Cryptography

    SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced that it is now sampling the DS28E35 DeepCover® Secure Authenticator, a highly secure cryptographic ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Maxim is part of our young players who contribute to the success of our team," Montreal general manager Bob Gainey said. "The determination, grit and energy he brings are important assets that we are looking for in our young players."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Bob Gainey Source: National Post

  2. "I'd prefer [a review from] Playboy," Nas told The Post. "I don't know what a music rating from Maxim is . . . I don't know what it even means really."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Nas Source: Sixshot.com

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