He wore a diamond studibusAnd elegant cravattum, A maxima cum laude shirtAnd such a stylish hattum!
Averages of masses have been studied more than averages of maxima and minima.
Of the foot and squires, it is said, the most part (maxima pars) was not slain.
On the 21st of June there are therefore two maxima of insolation, one at lat.
The word gourd is also used in English for Cucurbita maxima.
She did fairly well at first, but fell off as the other boats were gradually tuned up to their maxima of efficiency.
Virgil speaks of Rome as "the mistress of the world" (maxima rerum Roma).
For the rest of the summer the maxima rise only a few degrees above those of the winter.
Near the equator the maxima are therefore not as high as those in many so-called “temperate” climates.
For equal periods, however, the maxima fell to levels about 10 F. below those for the period from December to May, 1908.
1834, from maximum (n.).
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.