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 for extremum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  extremum \extremum\ n.
     1. the point located farthest from the middle of something.
  
     Syn: extreme point, extreme, extremity.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. the most extreme possible amount or value.
  
     Syn: peak.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  extremum
      n 1: the point located farthest from the middle of something
           [syn: extreme point, extreme, extremum]
      2: the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak"
         [syn: extremum, peak]

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