Definition of Terminal. Meaning of Terminal. Synonyms of Terminal

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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

- A terminal can mean either a computer or other electronic terminal, such as one used with a POS system. Terminal may also refer to: Terminal emulator,...
- The Terminal is a 2004 American comedy-drama film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Stanley...
- The Bloomberg Terminal is a computer software system provided by the financial data vendor Bloomberg L.P. that enables professionals in the financial service...
- Terminal velocity is the maximum velocity attainable by an object as it falls through a fluid (air is the most common example). It occurs when the sum...
- A terminal degree is a university degree that can signify one of two outcomes. In some cases, it is the highest degree that can be awarded in a specific...
- In the context of telecommunications, a terminal is a device which ends a telecommunications link and is the point at which a signal enters and/or leaves...
- A terminal is the point at which a conductor from a component, device or network comes to an end. Terminal may also refer to an electrical connector at...
- A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying or printing data from, a...
- Terminal cleaning is a cleaning method used in healthcare environments to control the spread of infections. Nosocomial infections claim approximately 90...
- Terminal illness or end-stage disease is a disease that cannot be cured or adequately treated and is reasonably expected to result in death of the patient...
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