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maximum

1. Maths
a. a value of a function that is greater than any neighbouring value
b. a stationary point on a curve at which the tangent changes from a positive value on the left of this point to a negative value on the right
c. the largest number in a set
2. Astronomy
a. the time at which the brightness of a variable star has its greatest value
b. the magnitude of the star at that time

maximum

[′mak·sə·məm]
(mathematics)
The maximum of a real-valued function is the greatest value it assumes. Abbreviated max.
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Menes 6-0 a la mi-temps, ils ont reagi en seconde periode, et ont marque deux essais par Wesley Fofana et Maxime Medard, trois penalites et une transformation de Frederic Michalak et une transformation de Maxime Machenaud.
After another Laidlaw penalty, Wesley Fofana broke down the blind side to score a 65th-minute try and when Maxime Medard followed suit five minutes later France were coasting.