maximal

[ mak-suh-muh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF maximal
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Single staining is attained on the principle of maximal decoloration.

In the condition of maximal spreading the animals appear black.

The first egg segmenting at a given temperature has the maximal, the last egg segmenting has the minimal mass of enzyme.

Inner tubes are therefore cured to give a long life without developing the maximal physical properties.

Maximal survival at -79° C. was obtained at the 7-percent glycerol level.

The maximal figure found by Zappert of 30,000 is moreover by no means to be considered extreme.

One might, therefore, call a pig weighing 150 pounds a maximal economic hog.

Among unicellular green alg, Chlamydomonas, has its maximal efficiency in the yellowish-green and Euglena in the blue.

In any case, the maximal distribution of these people seems to have been to the western borders of the Shang state.

Width of carapace: Maximal, straight-line measurement between the lateral margins of the carapace.

WORD ORIGIN

1872, from Latin maximus (see maximum (n.)) + -al (1). Related: Maximally.

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