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for Maximum thermometer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Maximum \Max"i*mum\, n.; pl. Maxima. [L., neut. from maximus
the greatest. See Maxim.]
The greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case;
or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first
increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or
degree; -- opposed to minimum.
Good legislation is the art of conducting a nation to
the maximum of happiness, and the minimum of misery.
Maximum thermometer, a thermometer that registers the
highest degree of temperature attained in a given time, or
since its last adjustment.
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