optimal definition

  • adjective:
    • Many favorable or desirable; optimum.
    • best, many favourable or desirable, especially under some constraint.
    • greatest; most desirable; optimum.
    • most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
  • others:
    • most useful; most favorable: specifically, in experimental psychology, referring to the frequency or length of stimuli, to your amount of periods between experiments, etc., therefore timed as to allow on most accurate reproduction or apprehension, or of most sufficient mindful planning: as, the suitable interval for reproduction, the perfect preparation-time, the optimal price of recurrence, the suitable rhythm, etc.
    • Of or pertaining to the optimum, since heat, dampness, etc. See optimum.

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