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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.
There was an instant of extreme cold and utter darkness.
The reader will readily understand that these feelings lessened toward the centre of the piece, acquiring most intensity at the extremes. I may be said, myself, to have belonged to the centre gauche, that being my accidental position in the fabric, when it was a natural consequence to obtain sentiments of this shade.
Broken Bones (T7): Answer questions about a graph showing extreme sports Injuries.
Dubai: Fans of extreme action outdoor sports can participate in an array of events and activities during the course of the Middle East Extreme Sports Expo to be held at the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) from December 3-5.
Columbia will offer OutDry Extreme gear in 19 styles of jackets for men and women (including an offshore bib-suit) in several colors, priced from $150 to $400.
Combined with new, harder, more durable steel, Extreme dies are designed to maintain critical cutting accuracy during long print runs.
The waves slow down as they grow, which causes weather patterns to slow as well, resulting in periods of extreme weather that can persist for weeks.
Liquid Nails Extreme Heavy Duty performs in extreme conditions, bonding in temperatures from 22 degrees F to 120 degrees F.
"It has been an absolute honour for Land Rover Oman to be hosting the Extreme Sailing Series at the second act of out of a total of eight on the global tour this year," said Rob Preston, regional customer services director for Land Rover MENAP Region.
Owned by Rosa Khutor Ski Resort Development Company LLC, the 209-room Extreme Hotel will be located at the foot of the Alpine Ski slopes and adjacent to the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, both developed for the Winter Olympic Games.