Definición de maximum en inglés:

maximum

Saltos de línea: max|imum
Pronunciación: /ˈmaksɪməm
 
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sustantivo (plural maxima /-mə/ or maximums)

The greatest amount, extent, or intensity possible, permitted, or recorded: the school takes a maximum of 32 pupils production levels are near their maximum
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the meantime we will all be carrying on our activities to the maximum possible within the law.
  • It can boost our body's temperature to the maximum to coincide with the demands of the day.
  • Whilst farmers now produce to the maximum - 18m tons - the EU consumes 12.5m tons a year.
Sinónimos
upper limit, limit, utmost, uttermost, greatest, most, extreme, extremity, peak, height, ceiling, top, summit, pinnacle, crest, apex, vertex, apogee, acme, zenith

adjetivo

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As great, high, or intense as possible or permitted: the vehicle’s maximum speed a maximum penalty of ten years' imprisonment
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  • And this maximum possible speed is the velocity of light.
  • Although the light beam is traveling toward us at the maximum speed possible, it cannot keep up with the stretching of space.
  • Under this plan, the average longevity of a genus is halfway between the minimum and the maximum possible.
Sinónimos

Origen

mid 17th century (as a noun): from modern Latin, neuter (used as a noun) of the Latin adjective maximus, superlative of magnus 'great'. The adjectival use dates from the early 19th century.

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