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Definition of Terminus

terminus
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.
Terminus
Terminus Ter"mi*nus, n.; pl. Termini. [L. See Term.] 1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit. 2. (Myth.) The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries, whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the like, but often merely a post or stone stuck in the ground on a boundary line. 3. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8. 4. Either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or the town or city, at that place.

Meaning of Terminus from wikipedia

- Terminus may refer to: Bus terminus, a bus station serving as an end destination Terminal train station or terminus, a railway station serving as an end...
- States, which survives as a museum, first saw p****enger service as the terminus of the horse-drawn Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on 22 May 1830. The oldest...
- The C-terminus (also known as the carboxyl-terminus, carboxy-terminus, C-terminal tail, C-terminal end, or COOH-terminus) is the end of an amino acid chain...
- In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected boundary markers; his name was the Latin word for such a marker. Sacrifices were performed to sanctify...
- The N-terminus (also known as the amino-terminus, NH2-terminus, N-terminal end or amine-terminus) is the start of a protein or polypeptide referring to...
- Nairobi Terminus is a railway station on the Mombasa–Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) located in Syokimau, just south of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya...
- Terminus post quem ("limit after which", sometimes abbreviated to TPQ) and terminus ante quem ("limit before which", abbreviated to TAQ) specify the known...
- Terminus Brossard-Panama is an Exo public transit (Exo) bus terminus in Brossard, Quebec, Canada. It is served by buses of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil...
- 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) is the debut studio album by Zager and Evans and was released in 1969. It reached #30 on the Billboard Top LPs chart. The album...
- Terminus est is a Latin phrase that can be translated roughly as "it is the end" or "it is the limit". It may refer to: Terminus Est, a sword in the science...