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`⌈` Greater of

Two-argument form  See also one-argument form Ceiling

Finds the larger of two numbers. Each number in the right-hand argument is compared with the corresponding number in the left-hand argument. The result is the larger number from each comparison. (This operation is affected by `⎕CT,` the comparison tolerance)

```             87 ⌈ 91
91
¯5 ⌈ ¯9                   (The negative number nearer 0
¯5                              is considered the greater)
20 7 40 ⌈ 91 3 41        (Each number in a vector is compared
91 7 41                         with the corresponding number in a
vector of equal size)
⌈/TABLE                  (The / operator used with ⌈
62.8 9.1                        to select the biggest in each row.
See the entry for /.)
2 ⌈1 (2 2 ⍴⍳4) (⍳3)      (The result of comparing 2 with each
2    2 2   2 2 3               element in the right argument)
3 4
2  3⌈2 (2 2 ⍴⍳4) (⍳3)    (Arguments must be the same length)
LENGTH ERROR
2 3⌈2(2 2⍴⍳4)(⍳3)
^
(2 2⍴⍳4) 3 (⍳3)⌈3 (2 2 ⍴⍳4) (3 2 1)
3 3    3 3   3 2 3           (Corresponding elements compared)
3 4    3 4
```

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