Associations to the word «Extreme»


EXTREME, adjective. Of a place, the most remote, farthest or outermost.
EXTREME, adjective. In the greatest or highest degree; intense.
EXTREME, adjective. Excessive, or far beyond the norm.
EXTREME, adjective. Drastic, or of great severity.
EXTREME, adjective. Of sports, difficult or dangerous; performed in a hazardous environment.
EXTREME, adjective. (archaic) Ultimate, final or last.
EXTREME, noun. The greatest or utmost point, degree or condition.
EXTREME, noun. Each of the things at opposite ends of a range or scale.
EXTREME, noun. A drastic expedient.
EXTREME, noun. (mathematics) Either of the two numbers at the ends of a proportion, as 1 and 6 in 1:2=3:6.
EXTREME, adverb. (archaic) Extremely.
EXTREME ENERGY, noun. A range of techniques for the production of energy from unconventional resources that are environmentally damaging or risky.
EXTREME IRONING, noun. The humorous extreme sport of ironing in various outdoor places, especially those that are remote or difficult to access. Abbreviation: EI
EXTREME METAL, noun. (music) Any style of modern heavy metal, especially black metal or death metal.
EXTREME PREJUDICE, noun. Seemingly senseless or irrational hostility
EXTREME PROGRAMMER, noun. (computing) A computer programmer who uses extreme programming techniques.
EXTREME PROGRAMMERS, noun. Plural of extreme programmer
EXTREME PROGRAMMING, noun. (computing) (programming) A software engineering methodology that promotes agility and simplicity, typically involving pair programming and a cycle of frequent testing and feedback.
EXTREME SKIING, noun. Skiing performed on long, steep slopes in mountainous terrain.
EXTREME SPORT, noun. Any sport featuring speed, height, danger, a high level of physical exertion, highly specialized gear, or spectacular stunts.
EXTREME SPORTS, noun. Plural of extreme sport
EXTREME UNCTION, noun. The catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

Dictionary definition

EXTREME, noun. The furthest or highest degree of something; "he carried it to extremes".
EXTREME, noun. The point located farthest from the middle of something.
EXTREME, adjective. Of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress".
EXTREME, adjective. Far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree; "an extreme example"; "extreme temperatures"; "extreme danger".
EXTREME, adjective. Beyond a norm in views or actions; "an extreme conservative"; "an extreme liberal"; "extreme views on integration"; "extreme opinions".
EXTREME, adjective. Most distant in any direction; "the extreme edge of town".

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