maximal

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maximum + -al

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maximal

  1. Largest, greatest (in magnitude), highest, most.

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maximal (plural maximals)

  1. (mathematics) The element of a set with the greatest magnitude.
  2. (mathematics) Said of an ideal of a ring or a filter of a lattice: that it is as large as it can be without being trivial (improper).
  3. (logic) Said of a set of well-formed formulas: that it is as large as it can be without being inconsistent; i.e. that for any well-formed formula φ, the set contains either φ or ~φ.

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Etymology[edit]

From maximum +‎ -al.

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maximal m (feminine maximale, masculine plural maximaux, feminine plural maximales)

  1. maximal

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maximal (not comparable)

  1. maximal

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maximal

  1. maximal; as large as possible

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