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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
max
noun
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ This credit card has a max of $2000.
▪ You can drive 65 miles per hour on this highway, but that's the max.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ An hour or two here, max, is all it takes.
▪ I bet the max, and prepared to count the spoils.
▪ In by 21 May and 250 words max.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
max

"to reach the maximum level," by 1986, colloquial, from maximize or related words. Related: Maxed; maxing.

Wiktionary
max
  1. maximum; maximal. n. 1 A maximum. 2 An extreme, a great extent. v

  2. (context usually with ''out'' English) to reach the limit, to reach the maximum.

WordNet
max

n. street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate [syn: soap, scoop, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia home boy, easy lay]

Gazetteer
Max, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 278
Housing Units (2000): 150
Land area (2000): 0.767276 sq. miles (1.987236 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.767276 sq. miles (1.987236 sq. km)
FIPS code: 51380
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 47.822171 N, 101.295529 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 58759
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Max (comics)

Max (sometimes stylized as MAX Comics) is an imprint of Marvel Comics that specializes in R-rated comic book content. It was launched in 2001 after Marvel broke with the Comics Code Authority and established its own rating system.

The Max imprint is not Marvel's first effort in featuring explicit content in their titles. The company's Epic Comics imprint in the 1980s and early 1990s often featured stronger content than their mainstream imprint. However, the Max imprint is the first time Marvel has specifically produced comics with uncensored content.

Max (software)

Max is a visual programming language for music and multimedia developed and maintained by San Francisco-based software company Cycling '74. During its history, it has been used by composers, performers, software designers, researchers, and artists to create recordings, performances, and installations.

The Max program is modular. Most routines exist as shared libraries. An application programming interface (API) allows third-party development of new routines (named external objects). Thus, Max has a large user base of programmers unaffiliated with Cycling '74 who enhance the software with commercial and non-commercial extensions to the program. Because of its extensible design and graphical user interface (GUI), which represents the program structure and the user interface as presented to the user simultaneously, Max has been described as the lingua franca for developing interactive music performance software.

MAX (band)

MAX whose name is an acronym for "Musical Active eXperience" is a Japanese female vocal group. The original members of MAX made their musical debut as members of the Super Monkey's along with lead vocalist Namie Amuro. They branched out on their own in 1995, becoming stars in their own right with selling several million albums and a string of consecutive top 20 singles from 1996 to 2000. Their lead singer, Mina, left the group in 2002 due to pregnancy and was replaced by Aki Maeda who assumed the stage name Aki. Aki left the group in August 2008 to pursue a solo career. Original member Mina returned to the group on October 28, 2008 ushering in the group's comeback after a two-year hiatus.

Since their debut MAX has sold over 10 million records. They are behind only Morning Musume for female group with the most consecutive top 10 singles, tying with Wink at 15. As a group, MAX established a new style for female idol groups, straying away from the traditional cute and innocent idol mold instead focusing on high impact choreography and a sexier, more adult image.

Max (2002 film)

Max is a 2002 British-Hungarian-Canadian fictional drama film, that depicts a friendship between a Jewish art dealer, Max Rothman, and a young Austrian painter, Adolf Hitler. The film explores Hitler's views which began to take shape under Nazi ideology; while also studying the artistic and design implications of the Third Reich and how their visual appeal helped hypnotize the German people. The film goes on to study the question of what could have been if Hitler had been accepted as an artist. The film was the directorial debut of Menno Meyjes, who also wrote the film.

Max (gorilla)

Max (6 March 1971 – 5 May 2004) was a Western lowland gorilla held at the Johannesburg Zoo who became famous in 1997 after being shot and wounded by Isaac Mofokeng, a criminal that entered his enclosure at the zoo while attempting to evade police.

Max was born on 6 March 1971, in Germany's famous Frankfurt Zoo and died 5 May 2004, at the Johannesburg Zoo.

A bronze statue of Max has been erected near the gorilla enclosure in the zoo.

Makoko, a gorilla from the Munster Zoo in Germany, replaced Max as Lisa's partner.

MAX (Australian TV channel)

MAX is an Australian music channel formerly known as musicMAX prior to 14 March 2004, available on Foxtel, Austar and Optus Television. The distinctive MAX logo was designed by Australian designer director, Domenico Bartolo of 21-19 1.

Max (children's book)

Max (ISBN 9780763611385) is a children's book by Bob Graham. In 2000 it won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award.

MAX (operating system)

MAX is a Linux distribution sponsored by the Office of Education of the autonomous Community of Madrid of Spain. MAX stands for MAdrid LinuX. It used to be based on Ubuntu. Its last release, MAX 7.0, is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Since 2003 MAX has been installed on all the computers of the schools in the Community of Madrid. MAX is an educational Linux with a large set of instructive programs in addition to usual desktop programs. MAX supports the most common desktop environments but GNOME 3 or Xfce are installed by default. Main features are simplicity, stability and a huge collection of software. MAX comes as a Live DVD and an installable system, and as a USB version. MAX is always a Debian-based distribution, never used RPM as primary package manager.

Last release is 8.0

The changelog is here: 1

Max (The X-Files)

"Max" is the eighteenth episode of the fourth season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files. It premiered on the Fox network on . It was directed by Kim Manners, and written by Frank Spotnitz and series creator Chris Carter. "Max" featured guest appearances by Joe Spano, Tom O'Brien and Scott Bellis, and saw the final appearance of Brendan Beiser as special agent Pendrell. The episode helped to explore the overarching mythology, or fictional history of The X-Files. "Max" earned a Nielsen household rating of 11.6, being watched by 18.34 million people in its initial broadcast. The episode received mixed to positive reviews from critics.

The show centers on FBI special agents Fox Mulder ( David Duchovny) and Dana Scully ( Gillian Anderson) who work on cases linked to the paranormal, called X-Files. Following the airplane crash that killed alien abductee Max Fenig, Mulder is pursued by an assassin looking to recover an alien artifact. "Max" is a two-part episode, with the plot continuing from the previous episode, " Tempus Fugit".

Manners praised the large cast of extras used during production, concluding that they were the best he had worked with. "Max" featured scenes filmed at Vancouver International Airport and in a studio water tank, as well as using the custom-built Boeing 737 set constructed for "Tempus Fugit". Dialogue in the episode was inspired by the 1949 film The Third Man.

Max (cigarette)

Max, introduced in 1975, was a brand of 120mm cigarettes produced by the Lorillard Tobacco Company of Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. The brand was discontinued in summer 2010.

MAX (gene)

Protein max also known as myc-associated factor X is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MAX gene.

Max (Fast novel)

Max is a 1982 novel by Howard Fast.

MAX (Utah Transit Authority)

MAX is a bus rapid transit (BRT) service operated by Utah Transit Authority (UTA) along the Wasatch Front in Utah, United States. It is described by UTA as " light rail on rubber tires". As of March 2013 there is only one line in service so far (in Salt Lake County), but several more are planned (including one in Utah County).

Max (German magazine)

Max was a German language magazine published in Hamburg, Germany, from 1991 to 2008.

MAX (Norwegian TV channel)

MAX is a Norwegian television channel designed for a mostly male audience.

The first program on MAX was the movie Wild Hogs, followed by the premiere of Breaking Bad. The first week was watched by over 1 million viewers, making it the most successful launch of a Norwegian television channel since TV 2 in 1992.

In November 2010 MAX announced that they had bought the rights to Tippeligaen from NRK.

MAX (album)

MAX is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1958 and released on the Argo label.

Max (French magazine)

Max is a men's magazine published in several European countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Greece and Spain. In France, Max was published from 1989 to 2006.

Max (Italian magazine)

Max is a monthly magazine published in Italy since 1985. The magazine is part of the RCS MediaGroup and has a monthly circulation of about 200,000 copies.

Max (2015 film)

Max is a 2015 American adventure drama film directed by Boaz Yakin, and co-written with Sheldon Lettich. The film stars Josh Wiggins, Mia Xitlali, Dejon LaQuake, Thomas Haden Church, Robbie Amell, Lauren Graham, Luke Kleintank, and Jay Hernandez. The film was released by Warner Bros. on June 26, 2015.

Max (book series)

Den Max is a children's book series, written by Barbro Lindgren and illustrated by Eva Eriksson.

Max (surname)

Max is the surname of:

  • Adolphe Max (1869–1939), Belgian politician
  • Gabriel von Max (1840–1915), Austrian painter
  • Martin Max (born 1968), German footballer
  • Peter Max (born 1937), American artist
  • Tucker Max (born 1975), American author
Max (dog)

Max (9 August 1983 – 18 May 2013) was a beagle, dachshund and terrier mix whose owner claimed that it had lived 29 years and 282 days. His owner, Janelle Derouen, adopted him from a Louisiana sugar cane farmer in 1983.

In August 2009, The Telegraph reported that Max had veterinary records proving his age and that at 29 he was the world's oldest living dog. He was 3 years older than Pusuke a Shiba Inu who, at 26 years of age, had previously been considered the oldest living dog.

On May 15, 2013, the Guinness World Records organization was purported to have approved a claim made by Janelle DeRouen for Max to be recognized as the World's Oldest Dog. However, just three days later, on May 18, Max died of a Tonic–clonic seizure.

Max (given name)

Max is a masculine given name. It is often a short form ( hypocorism) of Maximilian or sometimes Maxwell in English. Maxine is a feminine equivalent of Max used in English.

People named Max include:

  • Max Adler (disambiguation)
  • Maximilian Max Baer (boxer) (1909-1959), American world heavyweight boxing champion
    • Maximilian Max Baer, Jr. (born 1937), son of the boxer, actor on TV's The Beverly Hillbillies
  • Max Baer (judge) (born 1947), Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice
  • Baron Max Wladimir von Beck (1854–1943), Austrian politician
  • Max Born (1882–1970), German physicist, mathematician and Nobel laureate
  • Max Brown (actor) (born 1981), English actor
  • Maxwell Max Brown (novelist) (1916–2003), Australian novelist
  • Max Brown (rugby league) (born 1946), Australian rugby league footballer
  • Max Changmin (born 1988), member of the pop group TVXQ
  • Max Collins (disambiguation)
  • Max Cooper (electronica musician), European electronica and techno musician
  • Max Dale Cooper (born 1933), American immunologist
  • Max Delbrück (1906–1981), German–American biophysicist
  • Max Delbrück (chemist) (1850-1919), German agricultural chemist, uncle of the above
  • Max Evans (disambiguation)
  • Max Jakob Friedländer (1867–1958), German curator and art historian
  • Maxwell Max Green (musician) (born 1984), American musician
  • Max Green (lawyer) (1952–1998), Australian lawyer, embezzler and murder victim
  • Max Hastings (born 1945), British journalist, editor, historian and author
  • Max Huber (Canadian football) (born 1945), American football player in the Canadian Football League
  • Max Huber (graphic designer) (1919–1992), Swiss graphic designer
  • Max Huber (statesman) (1874–1960), Swiss lawyer and diplomat
  • Baron Max Hussarek von Heinlein (1865–1935), Austrian politician, Prime Minister of Austria in 1918
  • Max King (theologian) (born 1930), founder of the school of thought known as Transmillennialism
  • Max King (runner) (born 1980), American ultramarathon runner, winner of the 2014 IAU 100 km World Championships
  • Max Friedrich Meyer (1873–1967), German-born American psychologist
  • Maximilian Max Meyer (footballer) (born 1995), German footballer
  • Max Meyer-Olbersleben (1850–1927), German composer and pianist
  • Max Morinière (born 1964), French retired sprinter
  • Max Müller (disambiguation)
  • Max Planck (1858-1947), German theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate
  • Max Reinhardt (1873–1943), Austrian-born American theatre and film director, intendant and theatrical producer
  • Max Reinhardt (publisher) (1915–2002), British publisher
  • Max Rudolf (conductor) (1902—1995), German conductor
  • Max Saalmüller (1832–1890), Prussian lieutenant colonel and German entomologist
  • Max Schäfer (1907-1987), German World War II officer
  • Max Schäfer (footballer) (1907-1990), German football player and manager
  • Max Schneider, American pop musician
  • Max Weber (disambiguation)
  • Max Wyndham, 2nd Baron Egremont (born 1948), generally known as Max Egremont, British biographer and novelist

Usage examples of "max".

Max Becker rode the airlift up to the fifth floor of the Pentagon, walked rapidly past a row of holographs of former Chiefs of Staff, and finally came to the office he sought.

He was a widower and lived alone except for a ten-kilo purebred, bluepoint Ragdoll cat named Max.

He had invited all the other members of the cast, even old Susan Max, who got buccaneerish over the champagne, and talked about the parts she had played with Julius Knight in Australia.

Max Busby was carrying a lot of the material in his memory and Max never came back.

It was at this time that the Russians spontaneously offered to return to the West the remains of Max Busby, an American shot while crossing the Wall in 1978, Some inferred that it was part of a secret deal.

On the rare occasion that the Benji women had any extra chicha, they sold it to Fiona, and she always saved a pitcher of two for Max.

If you stare at one spot long enough, the random texture gets interpreted into some coherent image, or the suggestion of one, like an inkblot or those decalcomania and frottage pieces Max Ernst dabbled with.

Max was dead, and--and she shivered drearily as if it had been the depth of winter.

Perhaps at this moment Sagesse and Max were dueling, rapiers scissoring and flashing in the pale light.

Pibin reads to Max from a little newspaper for children, La Edad de Oro, published by Marti exiled in Nueva York.

Max why we might want to consider investing a significant chunk of our betting kitty in a ten-dollar exacta wheel tomorrow night.

Officer, give me max down angle on the ship with fairwater and sternplanes.

Max dearly and would sacrifice anything for him, for the next few weeks Fayne was free to do as he pleased.

Max well taken care of, Fayne had other pressing matters to attend to.

Edward and Max together for all eternity, that is, until Fayne stepped in.