(Brit) the excess of votes or seats won by the winner of an election over the runner-up when no candidate or party has more than 50 per cent Compare absolute majority
noun, Mathematics. 1. maximum (def 4a). noun, plural maximums, maxima [mak-suh-muh] /ˈmæk sə mə/ (Show IPA) 1. the greatest quantity or amount possible, assignable, allowable, etc. 2. the highest amount, value, or degree attained or recorded. 3. an upper limit allowed or allowable by law or regulation. 4. Mathematics. Also called relative maximum, local maximum. […]
noun, Music. 1. the minor key whose tonic is the sixth degree of a given major key.
- Relative molecular mass
noun 1. the sum of all the relative atomic masses of the atoms in a molecule; the ratio of the average mass per molecule of a specified isotopic composition of a substance to one-twelfth the mass of an atom of carbon-12 Mr, r.m.m. Former name molecular weight relative molecular mass See molecular weight.
[rel-uh-tiv-nis] /ˈrɛl ə tɪv nɪs/ noun 1. the state or fact of being relative.