[ek-struh-vur-jin] /ˌɛk strəˈvɜr dʒɪn/
adjective, (of olive oil)
made from the first pressing of highest-quality olives.
pertaining to the highest-quality grade of olive oil made from the first pressing of the olives; also written extra virgin
[ik-stree-muh] /ɪkˈstri mə/ noun 1. Mathematics. plural of . [ik-stree-muh m] /ɪkˈstri məm/ noun, plural extrema [ik-stree-muh] /ɪkˈstri mə/ (Show IPA). Mathematics. 1. a maximum or minimum value of a function in a specified neighborhood.
- Extreme fighting
noun 1. a combat sport incorporating techniques from a range of martial arts, with little if any regulation of the types of blows permissible
- Extreme beer
noun a type of well-aged, exotic-flavored beer with a very high alcohol content Examples Other brewers have made extreme beer by adding unconventional ingredients, such as heather, or by aging their brews in bourbon and wine barrels. Word Origin c 1994
[ik-streem] /ɪkˈstrim/ adjective, extremer, extremest. 1. of a character or kind farthest removed from the ordinary or average: extreme measures. 2. utmost or exceedingly great in degree: extreme joy. 3. farthest from the center or middle; outermost; endmost: the extreme limits of a town. 4. farthest, utmost, or very far in any direction: an object […]