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Definition of terminus
terminusTerminal 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. TerminusTerminus 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
3. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See
4. Either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or
the town or city, at that place.
Meaning of terminus from wikipedia
, the unofficial original
name of Atlanta, Georgia, United States Terminus
(office complex), an office complex
- The N-terminus
as the amino-terminus
, N-terminal end or amine-terminus
) is the start
of a protein
or polypeptide referring
- In Roman
was the god who protected boundary
markers; his name was the Latin
word for such a marker. Sacrifices
- The C-terminus
as the carboxyl-terminus
, C-terminal tail, C-terminal end, or COOH-terminus
) is the end of an amino
post quem ("limit after
which", often abbreviated
to TPQ) and terminus
ante quem ("limit before
to TAQ) specify
est is a Latin phrase
that can be translated roughly
as "it is the end" or "it is the limit". It may refer
Est, a sword
in the science...
- Terminus Voyageur
to: Gare d'autocars de Montréal, formerly Terminus
d'autocars Voyageur Ottawa Central
Station, formerly Voyageur
- 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
in Syokimau, just south
of Nairobi, the capital
- Mumbai Bandra Terminus
(station code: BDTS) also known
as Vandre Terminus
(in Marathi)is a railway terminus
from where trains bound
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