What does the word maximum mean?

Usage examples for maximum

  1. Small- sized tree, its maximum height being about 25 feet. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  2. It is customary with some housekeepers to start the new maid on a comparatively low salary, with the promise of an increase of perhaps fifty cents per month, in case she proves herself worthy, till the maximum is reached. – The Complete Home by Various
  3. We failed, therefore, to find any law which was an accurate guide to the maximum day's work for a first- class workman. – The Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor