HyperDic: terminal

English > 9 senses of the word terminal:
NOUNartifactterminal, terminus, depotstation where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
artifactterminal, polea contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
locationterminal, endeither extremity of something that has length
artifactterminalelectronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer
ADJECTIVEpertterminalof or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route
pertterminalrelating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time
allterminalbeing or situated at an end
allterminal, concluding, final, lastoccurring at or forming an end / end or termination
allterminalcausing or ending in or approaching death
terminal > pronunciation
Soundster'mahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > terminal: 9 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route.
Examples
  • "freight pickup is a terminal service"
  • "terminal charges"
Nounsterminuseither end of a railroad or bus route
English > terminal: 9 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time.
Examples
  • "terminal examinations"
  • "terminal payments"
Spanishterminal
Catalanterminal
Nounsterma limited period of time
Adverbsterminallyat the end
English > terminal: 9 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeing or situated at an end.
Examples
  • "terminal buds on a branch"
  • "a terminal station"
  • "the terminal syllable"
Oppositeintermediatelying between two extremes / extremes in time or space or state
Spanishterminal
Catalanterminal
English > terminal: 9 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOccurring at or forming an end / end or termination.
Example "terminal leave"
Synonymsconcluding, final, last
Broaderclosingfinal or ending
Spanishfinal, terminal, último
Catalanfinal, terminal, últim
English > terminal: 9 senses > adjective 5
MeaningCausing or ending in or approaching death.
Examples
  • "a terminal patient"
  • "terminal cancer"
BroaderfatalBringing death
Spanishterminal
Catalanterminal
English > terminal: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningstation where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods.
Synonymsterminus, depot
Part oftransportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
Narrowerair terminal, airport terminalA terminal that serves air travelers or air freight
bus terminal, bus depot, bus station, coach stationA terminal that serves bus passengers
cathodeThe positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
railway station, railroad station, railroad terminal, train station, train depotterminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
subway stationA terminal where subways load and unload passengers
BroaderstationA facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
Spanishcochera, estación de trenes, terminal
Catalanterminal
English > terminal: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves.
Synonympole
Part ofbattery, electric batteryA device that produces electricity
electrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
NarroweranodeThe negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
negative poleThe terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate
positive poleThe terminal of a battery that is connected to the positive plate
Broadercontact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
Spanishborne, polo, terminal
Catalanborn, pol
English > terminal: 9 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningEither extremity of something that has length.
Example "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
Synonymend
Narrowerbitter end(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
bittheadThe upper end of a bitt
end point, endpoint, termination, terminusA place where something ends or is complete
finish, destination, goalThe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
heelThe lower end of a ship's mast
heelOne of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
nerve ending, nerve endThe terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
pointsharp end
pole, magnetic poleOne of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
railheadThe end of the completed track on an unfinished railway
telomereEither (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome
terminusEither end of a railroad or bus route
tipThe extreme / extreme end of something
yardarmEither end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
BroaderextremityThe outermost or farthest region or point
Spanishcabo, final
Catalancap, final
English > terminal: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display.
Partskeyboarddevice consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
Narrowerjob-oriented terminalA terminal designed for a particular application
remote terminal, link-attached terminal, remote station, link-attached stationA terminal connected to a computer by a data link
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Spanishterminal
Catalanterminal

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