
Definition of Extremum
1. Noun. The point located farthest from the middle of something.
Generic synonyms: Extremity
Specialized synonyms: Acme, Apex, Peak, Vertex
2. Noun. The most extreme possible amount or value. "Voltage peak"
Generic synonyms: Limit, Limitation
Specialized synonyms: Lower Limit, Minimum, Maximum, Upper Limit
Derivative terms: Peak, Peaky
Definition of Extremum
1. Noun. (mathematics) a point, or value, which is a maximum or a minimum ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Extremum
1. a maximum or a minimum of a mathematical function [n MA]
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Literary usage of Extremum
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1. Records and Record Searching: A Guide to the Genealogist and Topographer by Walter Rye (1897)
"Quia AB de qui de nobis tenuit in capite diem clausit extremum, ut accepimus,
... virtute brevis ejusdem domini Regis de diem clausit extremum, ..."
2. Quantum Statistical Mechanics and Lie Group Harmonic Analysis by Norman Hurt, Robert Hermann (1980)
"THE GIBBS MEASURES AS SOLUTIONS OF AN extremum PROBLEM Let us look at ... In fact,
we can prove that this extremum is actually a ..."
3. The Geometric Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations and Algebraic Functions by Georges Valiron (1984)
"It is the part of the branch 2 of the extremum situated below this point T' (fig.
... extremum CONDITIONS IN THE GENERAL CASE 193  The first variation in ..."