Examples of optimal in a Sentence
He keeps his engine tuned for optimal performance.
Under optimal conditions, these plants grow quite tall.
Recent Examples of optimal from the Web
The optimal timing of eating may depend on various factors unique to each individual.
However, simply adopting an uppercut swing isn't enough — a ball hit at the optimal angle in the air still has to be hit hard to become a home run.
Those additions resulted in less-than-optimal exhibit space that was a warren of hallways.
Staging a home is a presale process that aims to lean on a home's best features, presenting it in an optimal light to sell for the highest price - and in the shortest amount of time.
The Commerce Department reported Tuesday morning that the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation rose just 1.5 percent over the 12 months ending in April, well below the 2 percent annual pace that the Fed regards as economically optimal.
Inevitably, declarations of full employment will come either before or after that optimal spot.
Branyan said this type of traffic signal is optimal at intersections where pedestrians outnumber vehicles.
In a Pareto optimum, one person could be rich while 10 starve to death; the situation is optimal in that the 10 cannot be made any better off without making the one worse off.
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Definition of optimal for English Language Learners
: best or most effective
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