Meaning of MAXIMUM in English
adj greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat.
2. maximum ·noun the greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case; or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or degree;
opposed to minimum.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012