maximizing maximizing  /ˈmæk sə ˌmaɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) making as great as possible

Usage(s):

  1. Its focus on maximizing muscle flexibility has been useful for everyone from injured NBA players to children with cerebral palsy.
  2. Vegetarians may argue that no life is better than one cut short at slaughter, but in terms of maximizing their genetic expression, Bison bison would have to disagree.
  3. These days the savviest sellers log on to a growing network of real estate sites for help estimating their home's value and maximizing its appeal.

News

  1. Airlines reveal ticket pricing strategies

    Let's say you're an airline executive focused on maximizing profit. Do you aim to fill every seat on each flight? Or do you raise fares, knowing that a few seats -- or even more -- might go empty.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. Land of the free: No-cost activities in and around Seattle

    Sure, we’re the home of the brave, too, but free is a mighty good thing to be. Here is a list of free activities in the Puget Sound area for maximizing fun in the summer of 2013.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. Announcing the “Work Is Good” Meeting Space for July and August 2013 Available to the Public in Irvine, California

    Get the convenience of an office facility without a long term commitment. Work is good space will help keep overhead at a minimum, while maximizing event potential. (PRWeb June 29, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10878967.htm
    on June 29, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. But the judge criticized Cox, saying he filed charges "with the goal of maximizing his media exposure while ignoring the requirements of justice, due process and fair play."
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Mike Cox Source: FOXNews

  2. Moreover, Bernanke said any fiscal package should also be "efficient in the sense of maximizing the amount of near-term stimulus per dollar of increased federal expenditure or lost revenue," he said.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Inside Bay Area

  3. "You have to be honest about the number and have to be careful about how you get that money," said Yee, D-Daly City. "The increased revenue is predicated on maximizing the lottery. Unfortunately that maximization is on the backs of poor...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Leland Yee Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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