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extreme

1. Meteorol of, relating to, or characteristic of a continental climate
2. Maths
a. the first or last term of a series or a proportion
b. a maximum or minimum value of a function
3. Logic the subject or predicate of the conclusion of a syllogism

extreme

[ek′strēm]
(climatology)
The highest, and in some cases the lowest, value of a climatic element observed during a given period or during a given month or season of that period; if this is the whole period for which observations are available, it is the absolute extreme.
(mathematics)
References in classic literature ?
Port Famine expresses by its name the lingering and extreme sufferings of several hundred wretched people, of whom one alone survived to relate their misfortunes.
The latter probably had decayed long since (in which case the grave must have been of extreme antiquity), for I found in another place some smaller heaps beneath which a very few crumbling fragments could yet be distinguished as having belonged to a man.
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Vernier's EdgeWall security appliance complements Extreme Networks' award-winning BlackDiamond, Alpine and Summit switch families by addressing security threats, often brought behind the perimeter by employees, guests and contractors that are connecting directly to the LAN.
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When conflicts reach crisis levels and distract students from their learning, responsive educators strive to relieve student anxiety, facilitate learning about the extreme situation, and help students understand their thinking as well as that of diverse others.
Extreme sports include skateboarding, inline skating, motocross (closed track motorcycle racing and stunts), BMX (bicycle motocross), snowboarding, freestyle skiing (mogul, skiing and aerial tricks), and ice and rock climbing.
The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE), launched last June, detects this band of radiation, which can't penetrate Earth's atmosphere and is intermediate in energy between the near ultraviolet and X-rays (SN: 5/23/92, p.
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A sport in its infancy, extreme skiing is what happens when young daredevils push each other to ski and snowboard off of bigger and steeper terrain.