Definition of Extremes
1. Noun. (plural of extreme) ¹
2. Noun. Things that exhibit absolute difference. ¹
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Definition of Extremes
1. extreme [n] - See also: extreme
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Literary usage of Extremes
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1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Ann. meteorological summary at San Luis Obispo, giving extremes and means of ... Barbara —tables giving mo. and ann. rainfall and mean and extremes of ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1876)
"I had the honor to lay before this Society on a former occasion, s.)me suggestions as to the origin of the extremes of cold observed at various points, ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"METEOROLOGICAL extremes Meteorological extremes:—Mr. R. Bentley has issued a little pamphlet entitled Meteorological Notet applying to South Buckinghamshire ..."
4. Theory of Maxima and Minima by Harris Hancock (1917)
"CHAPTER III FUNCTIONS OF TWO VARIABLES I. ORDINARY extremes 16. Let z =/(#, y) be a continuous function of the two variables x and y when the point P with ..."
5. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"The year 1917 may thus be truly characterized as a year of extremes, some business lines being favored with unprecedented activity, while others are ..."
6. The Contemporary Review (1874)
"THE "PALL MALL GAZETTE" ON DOGMATIC extremes. THE late Professor Maurice once wrote : " A Dogmatist and a Rationalist in their worse sense, I know that I am ..."
7. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"The contact of extremes. only departed from this method once, with a result which will then be pointed out.) In speaking on a former page of the impression ..."
8. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1921)
"180 ALARM ON GAUGE TO SHOW WHEN extremes OF PRESSURE REACHED WM. M. ADAMS, CITIZENS' GAS & ELEC. Co., ELYRIA, OHIO The drawing shows a method for ..."