maximum max·i·mum (māk'sə-məm)
n. pl. max·i·mums or max·i·ma (-mə)
The greatest possible quantity or degree.
The greatest quantity or degree reached or recorded; the upper limit of variation.
The time or period during which the highest point or degree is attained.
Having or being the greatest quantity or the highest degree attained or attainable.
Of, relating to, or making up a maximum.