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Definition of Terminal
Terminal Ter"mi*nal, a. (Railroads)
Pertaining to a railroad terminal; connected with the receipt
or delivery of freight; as, terminal charges.
TerminalTerminal Ter"mi*nal, n. (Railroads)
(a) The end of a line of railroad, with the switches,
stations, sheds, and other appliances pertaining thereto.
(b) Any station for the delivery or receipt of freight lying
too far from the main line to be served by mere sidings.
(c) A rate charged on all freight, independent of the
distance, and supposed to cover the expenses of station
service, as distinct from mileage rate, generally
proportionate to the distance and intended to cover
movement expenses; a terminal charge.
(d) A town lying at the end of a railroad; -- more properly
called a terminus.
Terminal Ter"mi*nal, n.
1. That which terminates or ends; termination; extremity.
2. (Eccl.) Either of the ends of the conducting circuit of an
electrical apparatus, as an inductorium, dynamo, or
electric motor, usually provided with binding screws for
the attachment of wires by which a current may be conveyed
into or from the machine; a pole.
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