Minimum (noun)

The lowest limit.

"We prefer candidates with a minimum of 4 years experience in the field."

"We need a minimum of three staff members on duty at all time."

Minimum (noun)

The smallest amount.

"He always tries to get away with doing the minimum."

"Please keep noise to a minimum after 11 o'clock"

Minimum (noun)

A period of minimum brightness or energy intensity (of a star).

"The Maunder minimum of the Sun reportedly corresponded to a period of great cold on Earth."

Minimum (noun)

A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

Minimum (noun)

The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.

Minimum (adjective)

To the lowest degree.

Maximum (noun)

The highest limit

Maximum (noun)

The greatest value of a set or other mathematical structure, especially the global maximum or a local maximum of a function

Maximum (noun)

An upper bound of a set which is also an element of that set

Maximum (noun)

The largest value of a batch or sample or the upper bound of a probability distribution

Maximum (noun)

A 147 break; the highest possible break

Maximum (noun)

A score of 180 with three darts

Maximum (noun)

A scoring shot for 6 runs

Maximum (adjective)

To the highest degree.

"Use the proper dose for the maximum effect."

"maximal"

Minimum (noun)

the least or smallest amount or quantity possible, attainable, or required

"keep costs to a minimum"

"they checked visas with the minimum of fuss"

Minimum (noun)

the lowest or smallest amount of a varying quantity (e.g. temperature) allowed, attained, or recorded

"clients with a minimum of £500,000 to invest"

Minimum (adjective)

smallest or lowest

"this can be done with the minimum amount of effort"

Maximum (adjective)

as great, high, or intense as possible or permitted

"the vehicle's maximum speed"

"a maximum penalty of ten years' imprisonment"

Maximum (adjective)

denoting the greatest or highest point or amount attained

"the maximum depth of the pool is 6 feet"

Maximum (noun)

the greatest amount, extent, or intensity possible, permitted, or recorded

"production levels are near their maximum"

"the school takes a maximum of 32 pupils"

Maximum (noun)

a maximum permitted custodial sentence for an offence

"an offence which carries a maximum of 14 years"

Maximum (adverb)

at the most

"the table has a length of 4 feet maximum"

Minimum (noun)

The least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; - opposed to maximum.

Maximum (noun)

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.

Maximum (adjective)

Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat.

Minimum (noun)

the smallest possible quantity

Minimum (noun)

the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

Minimum (adjective)

the least possible;

"needed to enforce minimal standards"

"her grades were minimal"

"minimum wage"

"a minimal charge for the service"

Maximum (noun)

the largest possible quantity

Maximum (noun)

the greatest possible degree;

"he tried his utmost"

Maximum (noun)

the point on a curve where the tangent changes from positive on the left to negative on the right

Maximum (adjective)

the greatest or most complete or best possible;

"maximal expansion"

"maximum pressure"