Definition of terminus. Meaning of terminus. Synonyms of terminus

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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: Terminus, the unofficial original name of Atlanta, Georgia, United States Terminus (office complex), an office complex in Atlanta...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- Terminus post quem ("limit after which", often abbreviated to TPQ) and terminus ante quem ("limit before which", abbreviated to TAQ) specify the known...
- 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...
- Terminus Voyageur may refer to: Gare d'autocars de Montréal, formerly Terminus d'autocars Voyageur Ottawa Central Station, formerly Voyageur motorcoach...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mumbai Bandra Terminus (station code: BDTS) also known as Vandre Terminus (in Marathi)is a railway terminus in Bandra from where trains bound for Northern...
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