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maximize

A feature of a graphics-based operating system that enlarges the window to the size of the screen. Contrast with minimize. See Win Maximize windows.


Maximize Buttons
The maximize button in Windows is the middle button with the square. In the Mac, the green plus sign (+) is officially the "zoom button," and it expands the window to a pre-set size, not the entire screen. With apps such as iTunes, clicking zoom may switch to mini mode with only playback buttons.
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And the Maximized Heath classes from Carpenter's Touch are designed to help attendees as they embark on a study on this promising medical area.
Using their "5 Essentials," Maximized Living's goal is to show the average person that prescription medications and surgeries are not the paths to true wellness, according to the Ciccone staff.
Social welfare is maximized for the following win percentages:
It is critical that faculty and staff provide a structure for making these connections so that student outcomes may be maximized.
By dynamically optimizing the supply network, companies will be able to better manage customer demand leading to reduced inventory levels, enhanced customer service and maximized revenue and profits."
All must be maximized relative to each other--or optimized.
Property/casualty insurers traditionally have not maximized their investment returns, often due to self-imposed limitations.
(This was fairly easy in the event of a "counterforce" attack pattern in which the Soviets primarily targeted our own ICBMs and SAC bases, employing "air bursts" that maximized the radius of destruction but minimized secondary radioactive fallout spread.
CPE is not merely a cost to be contained and minimized, but an investment, the return on which is to be maximized. To achieve a successful CPE Investment Valuation Program, these guidelines should be followed:
His dementia could not be reversed, but his ability to interact with those around him was maximized.