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Definition: Extreme and mean ratio
Extreme \Ex*treme"\, a. [L. extremus, superl. of exter, extrus,
on the outside, outward: cf. F. extr[^e]me. See Exterior.]
1. At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost;
farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.
2. Last; final; conclusive; -- said of time; as, the extreme
hour of life.
3. The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest;
immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case;
extreme folly. “The extremest remedy.” --Dryden.
“Extreme rapidity.” --Sir W. Scott.
Yet extreme gusts will blow out fire. --Shak.
4. Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.
The Puritans or extreme Protestants. --Gladstone.
5. (Mus.) Extended or contracted as much as possible; -- said
of intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat
Extreme and mean ratio (Geom.), the relation of a line and
its segments when the line is so divided that the whole is
to the greater segment is to the less.
Extreme distance. (Paint.) See Distance., n., 6.
Extreme unction. See under Unction.
Note: Although this adjective, being superlative in
signification, is not properly subject to comparison,
the superlative form not unfrequently occurs,
especially in the older writers. “Tried in his
extremest state.” --Spenser. “Extremest hardships.”
--Sharp. “Extremest of evils.” --Bacon. “Extremest
verge of the swift brook.” --Shak. “The sea's
extremest borders.” --Addison.