Definitions

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  • noun the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position

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Examples

  • However, while the maximation of the contrast between these two series of stops would make phonetic distinctions acoustically clearer, it also breeds other imbalances in the system that would need to be corrected over time.

    Winter's Law in Balto-Slavic, "Hybrid Theory" and phonation - Part 2

  • After that I'll know whether I can have it in moderation or maximation.

    Haircut and chocolate

  • Few realize that the "noble" cause for which 2,080 Americans have lost their lives is nothing but maximation of profits -- a war for global financial and military industrial domination.

    Bobcats in Brave, New World

  • Lyrics: Wisdom is the apex of intellectual performances The chief pursuit for a better understanding The comprehensible elements of Deity - Truth, beauty, goodness Absorbed in the study of the philosophy of cosmology The alliance of contrasts, the drama of unification of the vastness Hence materialism, atheism, is the maximation of ugliness

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  • In conclusion, the man-machine idea may be said at present to occupy a strategic and fateful position at the confluence of several disciplines and traditions: in neurophysiology and psychology it is above all a fecund empirical hypothesis of indefinite promise to research; in philosophy, it is a speculative option in the attempt to resolve the body-mind problem; in technology, it expresses the demiurgic goal of master - ing our environment by the mechanical maximation of our limited powers; and as a theme in sociology and the imaginative arts, it most often conveys the malaise of dehumanization in modern culture, and conjures up fantasies that put in doubt the survival of man's authentic self.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Lyrics: Wisdom is the apex of intellectual performances The chief pursuit for a better understanding The comprehensible elements of Deity - Truth, beauty, goodness Absorbed in the study of the philosophy of cosmology The alliance of contrasts, the drama of unification of the vastness Hence materialism, atheism, is the maximation of ugliness The meaningful rhythms of all human experience Embrace the sense of ethics and morality Experienced perfection - hunger The recognition implies a mind of moral status, a mind with ability The possession of greatness is the measure of real divine attainment www. darklyrics.com

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