"terminal" in the noun sense
1. terminal, terminus, depot
station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
2. terminal, pole
a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
3. end, terminal
either extremity of something that has length
"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"
electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer has a keyboard and display
"terminal" in the adjective sense
of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route
"freight pickup is a terminal service"
relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time
being or situated at an end
"the endmost pillar"
"terminal buds on a branch"
"a terminal station"
"the terminal syllable"
4. concluding, final, last, terminal
occurring at or forming an end or termination
"his concluding words came as a surprise"
"the final chapter"
"the last days of the dinosaurs"
causing or ending in or approaching death
"a terminal patient"
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