max

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n max street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The most popular name for a pet in the United States is Max
    • n Max A kind of gin.
    • n Max A Central American curculionid beetle whose larva burrows into the sisal plant in Yucatan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The name of the dog from "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas" is Max.
    • n Max maks a kind of gin.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. maximus, greatest.

Usage

In literature:

I wonder if he hurt Max, and I wonder where Max is now.
"Princess Polly At Play" by Amy Brooks
Be sure that I shall not tell; and as for Max Bogen, his tongue is not his own.
"Linda Tressel" by Anthony Trollope
It was only the names, Max and Hilda, that we understood.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
The factotum at White Plains was the German Max, whom Dillingham had brought over from the Savoy in London, where he was a waiter.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Late that night the husband, Max, found his wife lying dead, just outside the grounds of his patron's chateau.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
Max knew the ground and the soldier did not, so Max had no difficulty in increasing his lead.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
Stanley could not get away, and Max had some lessons he wanted to make up.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
Max, another drink for the Lieutenant.
"Medal of Honor" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Max led Miss Silbermacher to a chair and engaged her immediately in conversation.
"Elkan Lubliner, American" by Montague Glass
As she turned toward the group again, she met the eyes of the stranger to whom Max was talking.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
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In poetry:

MAX, proudly your Aryans pose,
But their rigs they undoubtedly ran,
For, as every Darwinian knows,
'Twas the manner of Primitive Man!
"Double Ballade Of Primitive Man" by Andrew Lang
Yes, Max and we grew slow and sad;
But Kai, a tireless shepherd-lad,
Teeming with plans, alert, and glad In work or play,
Like sunshine went and came, and bade
Live out the day!
"Kaiser Dead" by Matthew Arnold
Poor Max, with downcast, reverent head,
Regards his brother's form outspread;
Full well Max knows the friend is dead
Whose cordial talk, And jokes in doggish language said,
Beguiled his walk.
"Kaiser Dead" by Matthew Arnold
For Max, thy brother-dog, began
To flag, and feel his narrowing span.
And cold, besides, his blue blood ran,
Since, 'gainst the classes, He heard, of late, the Grand Old Man Incite the masses.
"Kaiser Dead" by Matthew Arnold

In news:

Max Storm ( DENISE SANCHEZ, THE MORNING CALL / September 25, 2012 ).
The idea behind the project hails from "World War Z" author Max Brooks.
PayPal co-founders Max Levchin, left, and Peter Thiel, center, talk to TechCrunch co-editor Erick Schonfeld speak onstage at Day 1 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011.
Patrick Henry coach Chris Dowdy says midfielder Max Davidson (right) "might not get all the attention for his game that he probably should.".
Heiderman has been accepted for postdoctoral research at Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, even as she puts the finishing touches on her doctorate .
Kyle Dyer, right, was bitten in the face Wednesday morning by Max, an 85-pound Argentine mastiff, during an appearance with his owner, center, and the firefighter who rescued Max on Tuesday.
Max Restaurant Group, with a full schedule of events through Oct 23.
Listen to 102.3 The Max's Lambert & Lindsey talk with our editor about Louisville's weekend doings every Friday morning.
Legendary record producer Joel Dorn , whose studio collaborations included classic albums with Roberta Flack, Max Roach, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and the Neville Brothers, died of a heart attack on Monday in New York.
Mike and Debbie Herrick of Hannibal announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Herrick , to Max McCracken, son of Jeff and Jane McCracken of Centerburg, Ohio.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen Max Baucus, D-Mont.
HIGH NOON IN THE COLD WAR Kennedy, Khrushchev and the Cuban Missile Crisis By Max Frankel 206 pages.
Auburn hindering suspect given max sentence for different crime.
Plants and Company, Styled to the Max.
A Tucson jury couldn't reach a verdict in the murder trial of Max Montijo LaMadrid who was accused of killing a teenager back in 2001.
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In science:

If −s−(a) ≤ α, then M−(a) = max{B−s : s ∈ (0, s− (a))} ≥ B−α = max{Bs : −α ≤ s ≤ b(a)} ≥ M+ (a) implying (1.12).
Aging properties of Sinai's model of random walk in random environment
Obviously, a simple functional form as eqn. (12) can not be found for the CIM. A difference between DDC and DAC is that Γcat,max for DDC is approximately equal to Γstat whereas Γcat,max for DAC increases more rapidly with Γstat .
Simple Lattice-Models of Ion Conduction: Counter Ion Model vs. Random Energy Model
So Max A is “almost simple”,5 and the algebra A can be fully recovered from Max A.
On simple and semisimple quantales
The relaxation time for dielectric measurements is τ = 1/2πνmax , with νmax the frequency of maximum dielectric loss.
Can experiments select the configurational component of excess entropy?
If max{supp(Y )} > 0, and max{supp(X )} > 0, they must be equal.
Generalized Virasoro and Super-Virasoro Algebras and Modules of the Intermediate Series
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