Greatest+in+quantity

  • 1 greatest common divisor — n. the number or quantity that is the largest common factor of a given set of numbers or quantities [12 is the greatest common divisor of 48, 60, and 96]: also greatest common factor …

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  • 2 most — [mōst] adj. [ME < OE mast, used as superl. of micel, big (var. of mycel: see MUCH): akin to Goth maists: for IE base see MORE] 1. compar. of MORE 2. greatest in amount, quantity, or degree: used as the superlative of MUCH 3. greatest in number …

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  • 3 maximum — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. supreme, utmost; greatest, highest. n. most, utmost. See superiority. Ant., minimum. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. supreme, highest, most, greatest; see best 1 . n. Syn. supremacy, height, pinnacle,… …

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  • 4 utmost — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. most, greatest, farthest, furthest; last, final; total, unlimited, full, complete. See completion, superiority. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Greatest] Syn. ultimate, chief, entire, whole, full,… …

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  • 5 ultimate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. farthest, most remote; extreme, last; maximum; terminal, final, conclusive; elemental; eventual. See end. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. final, terminal, latest; see last 1 . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 6 top — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. crown, head; acme, summit, pinnacle; pick, elite; lid, cover. v. crown, cap; prune, excel, dominate. See superiority, height. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Highest] Syn. topmost, uppermost, highest, on… …

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  • 7 uttermost — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. farthest, remotest, final; see furthest , utmost 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Of the greatest possible degree, quality, or intensity: extreme, supreme, transcendent, ultimate, unsurpassable, utmost. See… …

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  • 8 most — I. a. 1. Greatest in quantity. 2. Greatest in number, most numerous. II. ad. In the greatest degree, mostly, chiefly, principally. III. n. 1. Greatest part, greatest number. 2. Utmost …

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  • 9 most — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mǣst; akin to Old High German meist most, Old English māra more more at more Date: before 12th century 1. greatest in quantity, extent, or degree < the most ability > 2. the majority of <… …

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  • 10 Maximum — Max i*mum, a. Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Bouncy techno — Stylistic origins Rave music, Techno, Gabber Cultural origins Early 1990s, United Kingdom, Mid 1990s Netherlands, Germany, Italy, United States, Australia Typical instruments Synthesizer – Drum machine – Sequencer – Keyboard – S …

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  • 12 Thomas Robert Malthus — Malthus redirects here. For demon, see Malthus (demon). Thomas Robert Malthus Classical economics Thomas Robert Malthus Born February 14 …

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  • 13 topmost — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. uppermost, first, leading; see highest . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Of, being, located at, or forming the top: highest, loftiest, top, upmost, uppermost. See HIGH. 2. Greatest in quantity or highest in… …

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  • 14 maximal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Greatest in quantity or highest in degree that has been or can be attained: maximum, top, topmost, ultimate, utmost, uttermost. See HIGH, LIMITED …

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  • 15 saturate — verb satʃəreɪt 1》 soak thoroughly with water or other liquid. 2》 cause to combine with, dissolve, or hold the greatest possible quantity of another substance.     ↘(usu. be saturated with) fill until no more can be held or absorbed. 3》 magnetize… …

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  • 16 saturate — ► VERB 1) soak thoroughly with water or other liquid. 2) cause (a substance) to combine with, dissolve, or hold the greatest possible quantity of another substance. 3) magnetize or charge (a substance or device) fully. 4) supply (a market) beyond …

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  • 17 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 18 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 19 analysis — /euh nal euh sis/, n., pl. analyses / seez /. 1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis). 2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its… …

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  • 20 mathematics — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …

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