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optimal

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adjective op·ti·mal \ˈäp-tə-məl\

Simple Definition of optimal

  • : best or most effective

Full Definition of optimal

  1. :  most desirable or satisfactory :  optimum

op·ti·mal·i·ty play \ˌäp-tə-ˈma-lə-tē\ noun
op·ti·mal·ly play \-mə-lē\ adverb

Examples of optimal

  1. He keeps his engine tuned for optimal performance.

  2. Under optimal conditions, these plants grow quite tall.



1890

First Known Use of optimal

1890


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optimal

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adjective op·ti·mal \ˈäp-tə-məl\

Medical Definition of optimal

  1. :  most desirable or satisfactory :  optimum <optimal concentrations of a drug>

  2. op·ti·mal·i·ty \ˌäp-tə-ˈmal-ət-ē\play noun, plural op·ti·mal·i·ties
    op·ti·mal·ly \-mə-lē\play adverb




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