Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. maxime, L. maxima,sc. sententia,), the greatest sentence, proposition, or axiom, i. e., of the greatest weight or authority, fem. fr. maximus, greatest, superl. of magnus, great. See Magnitude, and cf. Maximum
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Hiram Maxim, the inventor.
Another calls this a maxim of prudery and the legacy of a maiden aunt.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
On this occasion, the occurrence of Henri's second visit, Mere Maxim was more captivating than ever.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
This too is why, in a merely human world without a God, the appeal to our moral energy falls short of its maximal stimulating power.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
Other opinions recommending pleasure and license we resist, out of respect for the old hereditary maxims.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
In 1849 Flaubert visited Greece, Egypt, and Syria, again accompanied by his friend Maxime Ducamp.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
The Sister was about to obey when the Boer Maxim-Nordenfelt on the southern position rattled.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
I will adhere to that maxim.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
But is this a sound maxim?
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
A paper of 'Maxims' which he jotted down as early as 1912 contains many wise and practical remarks.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
Thus grew up the famous "Maxims," about which little need be said.
"The Essays of "George Eliot" Complete" by George Eliot
That when like babes with fingers burned
We count one bitter maxim more,
Our lesson all the world has learned,
And men are wiser than before.
"What We All Think" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"That's plain," said I, "as Tare and Tret,
To any comprehensio n:
I only wish SOME Ghosts I've met
Would not so CONSTANTLY forget
The maxim that you mention!"
"Phantasmagoria Canto II ( Hys Fyve Rules )" by Lewis Carroll
Each day that I live I am persuaded anew,
A maxim I long have believed in, is true.
Each day I grow firmer in this, my belief,
Strong drink causes half the world's trouble and grief.
"The Same Old Strain" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Better it is that patriarch's steps to trace,
With faith, perfection, and each virtue crown'd,
Than 'tis the world's vile maxims to embrace,
And with the vicious multitude be drown'd.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
"Life," says the sage, "affords no bliss sincere,
And courts and cells in vain our hopes renew:
But, ah! where Grenvile charms the listening ear,
'Tis hard to think the cheerless maxim true.
"Elegy XXIV. He Takes Occasion, From the Fate of Eleanor of Bretagne" by William Shenstone
To know a man well, it is said, Walter Gay,
On shipboard with him you should be:
If this maxim's true, then well I know you,
For we sailed together the sea, Walter Gay,
For we sailed together the sea.
"Walter Gay." by George Pope Morris
I'm a neurologist who specializes in the care of persons with MS Today we're going to "chat" about the benefits of exercise for people with MS in staying fit, preventing complications and maximizing function.
In a new television ad, the campaign accuses the Republican nominee of investing in a company that maximized profits by paying Chinese workers "next to nothing" to manufacture appliances.
The system was furnished complete with a brine regeneration system to regularly regenerate the AdEdge AD-NO3 IX resin to maximize the efficiency in removing the nitrates .
Designed to maximize the impact on the business, hear the story about the two-year process of building an Organization Effectiveness & Development (OED) function within EMC University.
The best way for a business to maximize profits is not to seek to maximize profits.
Bouwmeester brawling with Maxime Talbot in November 2005.
John O'Boyle, Senior Business Manager, Mil/Aero Group, Maxim Integrated Products.
There's a maxim when studying history that goes: You have to judge a people by the context of their times.
Designed to maximize the impact on the business, hear the story about the two-year process of building an Organization Effectiveness & Development ( OED ) function within EMC University.
Maximizing the Potential of Your Ophthalmic Office What You Need to Know About Planning and Design.
In timed, zero-sum games, the goal is to maximize the probability of winning, which is not necessarily the same as maximizing our expected reward.
Coffee table height maximizes warmth and enjoyment.
Kasper An outdoorsman needs a variety of tools to maximize his camping, hunting or fishing trip.
The Hampden Volunteer Fire Department is hoping to replace two of its engines, including the 1972 Maxim Pumper pictured here, with a single tanker/pumper apparatus.
Dump trailers can maximize payloads in select applications.
As the ﬁnal step in the maximization of the von Neumann entropy SvN (y ) of a density matrix of the particular form (19) for ﬁxed x ≡ 2πRE = γ z = γ aq , we note that maximizing y (and hence SvN (y )) for ﬁxed x is equivalent to minimizing x for ﬁxed y .
Defining Entropy Bounds
For example, for a ﬁeld theory with particles of spin ≤ 1, the maximal number of supercharges of the supersymmetry algebra is 16, and the maximal number of fermionic generators in a superconformal ﬁeld theory is 32.
Large N field theories from superstrings
For example, when a perfect replica of the original state is only of use, maximizing the average ﬁdelity does not have to be the best strategy because it can mean none of the replica states are perfect even though the density matrix of the replica ensemble maximally resembles the original state.
Optimal conclusive teleportation of a d-dimensional unknown state
The order of K is maximal (among al l maximal subgroups).
Finite simple groups and localization
Regarding the adjacency matrix A(N ,p ), it is shown in that its maximal eigenvalue is closely related with the maximal degree ∆ of a random graph.
Stochastic version of the Erdos-Renyi limit theorem