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Definition of Terminal

Terminal
Terminal Ter"mi*nal, a. (Railroads) Pertaining to a railroad terminal; connected with the receipt or delivery of freight; as, terminal charges.
Terminal
Terminal 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
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.

Meaning of Terminal from wikipedia

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