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The meaning of Terminal

Terminal – definition


Forming or situated at the end or extremity of something.

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A terminal date

(of a disease) predicted to lead to death, especially slowly; incurable.

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Terminal cancer

Done or occurring each school, college, university, or law term.

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Terminal examinations

The end of a railway or other transport route, or a station at such a point.

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A freight terminal

A point of connection for closing an electric circuit.

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Battery terminals

A device at which a user enters data or commands for a computer system and which displays the received output.

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Each morning intelligence analysts log on at their computer terminals and enter the dictionary syst…

Another term for terminus (sense 3 of the noun).


A patient suffering from a terminal illness.

Terminal translation into English

Terminal: translate from English into Chinese

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Terminal: translate from English into Dutch

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Terminal, Klem, Eindstation, Eindstandig, Eind, Eind-, Einde, Periodiek, Eindlettergreep, Grens-

Terminal: translate from English into French

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Terminal, Borne, Aérogare, Terminus, Incurable, Mortel, Maximal, Trimestriel

Terminal: translate from English into German

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Terminal, Pol, Endstation, Endbahnhof, Begrenzend, Grenz-, End-, Schluss-

Terminal: translate from English into Hindi

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टर्मिनल, अंतिम, अवसान, अंतिम स्टेशन, टेर्मिन्ल, चरम, आवधिक, समय-समय पर

Terminal: translate from English into Italian

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Terminale, Terminal, Capolinea, Finale, Estremità, Incurabile, Stazione terminale

Terminal: translate from English into Korean

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단말기, 말단, 종점, 전극, 학기 시험, 하역 요금, 신경 종말, 끝머리 장식, 정생의, 끝의, 정기의, 말기의, 명사의

Terminal: translate from English into Russian

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Терминал, Клемма, Концевой, Вокзал, Терминальный, Конечный, Заключительный, Конечная станция, Конечный пункт, Смертельный, Конечный слог, Здание аэропорта, Электрическая клемма, Ввод или вывод, Крайность, Крайняя степень, Умирающий, Высшая степень, Периодический, Периодически повторяющийся, Семестровый, Конечное слово, Чудовищный

Terminal: translate from English into Spanish

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Terminal, Borne, Final, Polo, Trimestral

Word origin

early 19th century: from Latin terminalis, from terminus ‘end, boundary’.

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