Complete Definition of "optimum"

English

Etymology
From Latin optimum#Latin|optimum

Noun
optimum, plural optima or optimums

  1. the best or most favorable condition, or the greatest amount or degree possible under specific circumstances

Translations
trans-top|the best or most favorable condition
French: optimum m
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trans-bottom

Adjective
optimum

  1. best or most advantageous; surpassing all others

Translations
trans-top|best or most advantageous
French: optimal m
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trans-bottom

Related terms
global optimum
local optimum
optima
optimal pos_a
optimise, optimize pos_v
optimism pos_n
optimist pos_n
optimistic pos_a


Latin

Etymology
From optare, âchoose, preferâ.

Adjective
optimum n, optimus m, optima f

  1. best; neuter singular nominative and accusative form of optimus, superlative of bonus, good.

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