Definition of maximal in English:

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maximal

Pronunciation: /ˈmaksəməl/

adjective

Of or constituting a maximum; the highest or greatest possible: the maximal speed
More example sentences
  • In the first place, it may be wondered why we should need to include both maximal possible states of affairs and propositions in our ontology.
  • These withdrawal symptoms begin within hours of the last cigarette and are at maximal intensity for the first week.
  • The athlete can sense a loss in muscular strength, coordination, and maximal working capacity.

Derivatives

maximally

Pronunciation: /ˈmaksəməlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • All these people are in disparate locations and they can only be maximally productive and make informed business decisions if they have access to critical enterprise data.
  • If there should be any new measures they should be maximally effective in enhancing safety and national security and minimally intrusive.
  • Still, I believe the intersection of cultures in behavioral research is where behavior analysis may be maximally useful.

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Syllabification: max·i·mal

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