from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of maximum.
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- n. Plural form of maximum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medieval musical notation, same as large, 2, when the latter was used in its precise sense as the next denomination above long.
- n. Plural of maximum.
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Short-term maxima in the most productive crop fields can be close to 5%, whereas even the tropical rain forests, the planet's most productive natural ecosystems, do not average more than 1%.
“The long-term maxima of surface air temperature occured in the central decades of the trefoil intervals”
In Georgics II, 146, Vergil repeats the phrase maxima taurus victima, but the phrase must have had its origin in the Catalepton, since here maxima balances humilis.
We give below a table of barometrical maxima from the registrations of this city.
Paul, but on a combination of the four attributes "maxima,"
"maxima," because we could barely see a thing on our computer screen.
Let's hope that Sanford's new found status as maxima personae non grata among SC Republicans will help him to decide to do the only honorable thing left for him in his career: RESIGN.
While most are either maxima, moschata or pepo, the Cushaw is a strain of mixta.
The more chemically popular elements mentioned earlier have ionization energies that occur in neither the local maxima nor minima.
Placement of the maximum tornado density in Mississippi, along with other regions of relative maxima across the Southeast, may warrant modification of the traditional tornado risk map that focuses only on the Great Plains