AskDefine | Define maximal

Dictionary Definition

maximal adj : the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure" [syn: maximum] [ant: minimal, minimal]

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English

Etymology

maximum + -al

Adjective

maximal

Antonyms

Translations

Largest, greatest, highest, most

Noun

maximal
  1. The element of a set with the greatest magnitude.

Dutch

Adjective

  1. maximal

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German

Adjective

  1. maximal

Antonyms

Extensive Definition

Maximal has several meanings:
  • Maximal element, a mathematical definition.
  • Maximal, a faction of Transformers.
  • Maximal, music style, opposite of "minimal" characterized by distortion and saturated fat synths; first time used by Italian's duo DMT Synth.
Maximal may also refer to:

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