[maks;; German mahks] /mæks;; German mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1838–1920, German composer and conductor.
Lyman’s History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2) William Denison Lyman
Max (maks). 1838–1920, German composer, noted chiefly for his three violin concertos
a white, crystalline, bitter, slightly water-soluble, very poisonous alkaloid, C 23 H 26 N 2 O 4 , obtained from the nux vomica tree Strychnos nux-vomica, and from other species of the same genus, resembling but not as powerful as strychnine in its pharmacological action: used chiefly in the denaturation of alcohol. Historical Examples Poisons: […]
a mineral, magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH) 2 , occurring in tabular, foliated crystals: used in magnesia refractories.