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  1. upper limitnoun

    limit superior

    lower limit

  2. upper limitnoun

    The upper limit of a sequence of real numbers is the real number which can be found as follows: remove the first term of the sequence in order to obtain the first subsequence. Then remove the first term of the first subsequence in order to obtain the second subsequence. Repeat the removal of first terms in order to obtain a third subsequence, fourth subsequence, etc. Find the supremum of each of these subsequences, then find the infimum of all of these supremums. This infimum is the upper limit.

    limit superior

    lower limit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maximum, upper limitnoun

    the largest possible quantity

    maximum, uttermost, level best, utmost

  2. upper limitnoun

    the limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something


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  1. Oliver Kennedy:

    For example, compared to no coffee, 1 cup per day was associated with a 22 % lower risk of cirrhosis and 4 cups per day was associated with a 65 % lower risk. However, there may be an upper limit beyond which there is no further benefit.

  2. Dariush Mozaffarian:

    I think it is crucial for all government agencies to formally state that there is no upper limit on fat.

  3. Markus Manns:

    The price that has now been disclosed is at the upper limit and it is just about economical. Should it rise further, which is to be assumed, the takeover will become increasingly unattractive.

  4. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    We are talking about an upper limit, with a buffer zone. I do not think that we will have that many soldiers deployed abroad at the same time.

  5. Andreas Fischlin:

    The guardrail concept in which up to 2C would be considered safe would be better seen as an upper limit, a defense line.

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