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Upper limit   /ˈəpər lˈɪmət/   Listen
Upper limit

noun
1.
The largest possible quantity.  Synonym: maximum.
2.
The limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something.






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... divides the world into one-, two-, and three-banana problems. Other cultures have different hierarchies and may divide them more finely; at ICL, for example, five grapes (a bunch) equals a banana. Their upper limit for the in-house {sysape}s is said to be two bananas and three grapes (another source claims it's three bananas and one grape, but observes "However, this is subject to local variations, cosmic rays and ISO"). At a complication level any higher than that, one asks the manufacturers to send ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0



Words linked to "Upper limit" :   large indefinite quantity, peak, limit, large indefinite amount, minimum, demarcation, extremum, demarcation line



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