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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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3 COMPELLING REASONS TO MAXIMIZE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS:
- Damage to property (2 times maximizes pa) 1,000,000 EUR
Unlike Toyota, Microsoft, and Wal-Mart, which benefit from weak competitors in their respective industries, Real Madrid and the New York Yankees need strong competitors to maximize their revenues.
Schools with innovative and flexible designs that maximize natural daylight and save energy can benefit teachers, community members and students.
An important element within this step is to understand the tax consequences of a sale, and what might be done to maximize aftertax proceeds.
The responsibility of the corporation is not to maximize the wealth of the investors.
The result should maximize the benefits of LRIP, while minimizing program cost, schedule, and execution risks and impacts.
Faced with these constraints on teaching space and college resources, CPCC opted for creative course scheduling, attempting to maximize space utilization throughout the institution.
Ergonomic furniture, such as Herman Miller's popular Aeron chair and Resolve desking systems, is scientifically designed to maximize productivity while reducing bodily discomfort and fatigue caused by repetitive tasks.
Ultimately, the more individuals and society can maximize their common utility, the better their chances to pursue and maximize their happiness.
But, please note, that if the bales are heavy but size precludes them from being loaded in such a manner to maximize transportation, the benefit of their density is greatly diminished.
To maximize after-tax returns, taxes must be taken into consideration in every phase of the investment process.