maxima maxima  /ˈmæk sə mə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the largest possible quantity
  2. (n) the greatest possible degree
  3. (n) the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right
  4. (adj) the greatest or most complete or best possible

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Quantitatively this is no more than shipyards, now approaching their maxima of slightly better than five ships a day, will deliver in 1943.
  2. Professor Tchijewsky, a Russian scientist, has recently come out with a theory that at sun spot maxima, worldly affairs are excited and wars, revolutions, migrations, etc.
  3. Solar irruptions of the coming two years, the maxima of cycles large and small, will agitate the solar magnetic field and produce upheavals on earth, including the biosphere.

News

  1. Salisbury Celebrates Summer Fest With Hispanic Community

    SALISBURY, Md. - It's a celebration of music, culture, food and fun.  Sunday, Spanish language radio station Maxima hosted its second "Summer Fest" in downtown Salisbury.There were also vendors providing
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

  2. NYPD looking for bag snatching suspect

    Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a woman before crashing into a home in Brooklyn attempting to drive off with her purse Saturday morning. The suspect held up the woman on Flatbush Avenue and Avenue T and then tried to flee in his white Nissan Maxima. He crashed the vehicle into a home on Beverley Road and Lott Street around 7:15 a.m., according to police.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

  3. Heights' Irons top boys' track performer

    Haddon Heights track star Dominique Irons searches through his black Nissan Maxima to show off his medals. About eight hang from the rearview mirror. More rest inside the beige center console, some even unopened, because Irons does not want to break the mirror.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  • "The launch of the Maxima will mark the start of a broader diesel strategy in the United States," Ghosn said, adding the company was studying diesel vehicles in other markets.
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: BusinessWeek

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