noun, plural op·ti·ma [op-tuh-muh], /ˈɒp tə mə/, op·ti·mums.
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We’ve found options for your mattresses to protect from spills and bugs and also provide optimum comfort.The best mattress protectors for ensuring your bed lasts a long time|PopSci Commerce Team|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
That’s not to say that the battery life or run time claimed by the manufacturer can’t be trusted, just that it might refer to optimum conditions—a brand new battery, a complete charge, the lowest suction setting—rather than a real-life scenario.Best cordless vacuum: Suck up debris without getting yourself tangled|Charlotte Marcus|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
If you want to change those habits, the app can make suggestions based on the generally accepted idea of the 90-minute deep sleep cycle, getting your body in better shape for waking up at a more optimum time.Skip the wearables and track your sleep with these 5 apps|David Nield|January 6, 2021|Popular Science
“What was also clear to me is any problems with providing optimum medical care to our inmates are not due to any shortcomings with our existing staff at the Medical Services Division,” Barnett wrote.
So the sender aims for an optimum pairing by choosing the kind of signal to send, and the receiver chooses whether to partner with the sender based on the signal.Larry David and the Game Theory of Anonymous Donations - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
As for the search, which will soon resume, Soelisto confessed that “the capability of our equipment is not optimum.”
One reason for that is filmmakers shot with 16mm lenses on hand-cranked cameras for optimum authenticity.
Even salt is chemically broken down and rebuilt for optimum flavor.
I read Anthropometry of Algerian Women and Optimum Handle Height for a Push-Pull Type Manually Operated Dryland Weeder.
The last two years was sort of the optimum personal fun, because we were the majority.
It would tend to give a climatic optimum at nearly the same time as estimated by Menzel.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
In the northeastern part of Kansas at least, rocky slopes in open woods seem to provide optimum habitat conditions.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch
The maximum and minimum temperatures at which growth takes place, as well as the optimum, are fairly constant for each bacterium.
In isolating certain bacteria, advantage is taken of the fact that different species vary in their optimum temperature.
Note that temperature at which growth is first observed macroscopically (Optimum temperature).