Definition of optimum
- The substances were mixed in various proportions until an optimum was reached.
- The soil condition for this crop is now at an optimum.
- This agricultural pest reaches its optimum farther south.
The substances were mixed in various proportions until an optimum was reached.
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: the amount or degree of something that is best or most effective
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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