optimum optimum  /ˈɑp tə məm/


  1. (n) most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
  2. (adj) most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied


  1. Most Americans don't take in enough EPA and DHA to maintain optimum health.
  2. Her concept: packaging in which food can keep growing during shipping to the supermarket so that it arrives ready to be harvested, in a state of optimum freshness.
  3. He engineered the streambed to just the right grade for optimum flow velocity, and lined it with clean gravel quarried from the property.


  1. Apttus Releases Deal Maximizer Enabling the Most Advanced System Driven Quoting Intelligence

    Deal Maximizer Intelligent Quoting Compares Deal Parameters and Fast Tracks the Most Optimum Deals Based on Corporate Sales Goals, Guiding Sales Decisions for Maximum Organization Impact
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. DigitalMailer, Inc. & CoreTrac, Inc. Team Up to Connect eMarketing Solutions with Trackable Data for Community ...

    Optimum online marketing and CRM solutions combine to provide added functionality for community financial institutions. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10819235.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. British Golfers Look to Short Game at U.S. Open

    Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, both former No. 1's in the world golf rankings, are still seeking a major title, and their optimum setup could be the tight U.S. Open layout.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. Hamilton said: "We haven't got the optimum out of the car yet but more is to come. We have to nail it tomorrow."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: BBC Sport

  2. "There is a lot of guessing going on," Johnson said. "And engineers are working hard with the crew chief to dream up the optimum setup."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: International Herald Tribune

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