Meaning of MINIMAX in English
n. 1 Math. the lowest of a set of maximum values. 2 (usu. attrib.) a a strategy that minimizes the greatest risk to a participant in a game etc. b the theory that in a game with two players, a player's smallest possible maximum loss is equal to the same player's greatest possible minimum gain.
[ MINIMUM + MAXIMUM ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012