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adjective max·i·mal \ˈmak-s(ə-)məl\

Definition of maximal

  1. 1 :  being an upper limit :  highest

  2. 2 :  most comprehensive :  complete

maximally

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1882

First Known Use of maximal

1882


MAXIMAL Defined for English Language Learners

maximal

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adjective max·i·mal \ˈmak-s(ə-)məl\

Definition of maximal for English Language Learners

  • : greatest or highest possible


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maximal

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adjective max·i·mal \ˈmak-s(ə-)məl\

Medical Definition of maximal

  1. 1:  most complete or effective <maximal dental protection> <maximal vasodilation>

  2. 2:  being an upper limit <the maximal levels achieved with subcutaneous injections—W. S. Hoffman>

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