Definitions for terminal

Definitions for (noun) terminal

Main entry: terminal, terminus, depot

Definition: station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

Main entry: terminal, pole

Definition: a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

Main entry: terminal

Definition: electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display

Main entry: end, terminal

Definition: either extremity of something that has length

Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

Definitions for (adj) terminal

Main entry: terminal

Definition: causing or ending in or approaching death

Usage: a terminal patient; terminal cancer

Main entry: last, final, concluding, terminal

Definition: occurring at or forming an end or termination

Usage: his concluding words came as a surprise; the final chapter; the last days of the dinosaurs; terminal leave

Main entry: terminal

Definition: being or situated at an end

Usage: the endmost pillar; terminal buds on a branch; a terminal station; the terminal syllable

Main entry: terminal

Definition: relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time

Usage: terminal examinations; terminal payments

Main entry: terminal

Definition: of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route

Usage: freight pickup is a terminal service; terminal charges

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