optimum: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (op'tu-mum), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ma -mums,
- the best or most favorable point, degree, amount, etc., as of temperature, light, and moisture for the growth or reproduction of an organism.
- the greatest degree or best result obtained or obtainable under specific conditions.
- most favorable or desirable; best: optimum conditions.
- optimum (Thesaurus)