/ (sʌbˈtɜːmɪnəl) /
Save This Word!
almost at an end
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby subterminal
subtemperate, subtenant, subtend, subtenure, subterfuge, subterminal, subternatural, subterrane, subterranean, subterrestrial, subtext
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use subterminal in a sentence
The zoœcia are tubular and have a terminal or subterminal orifice, which is angulate or subangulate as seen from above.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale
Moreover the conelet is usually, perhaps always, subterminal in P. occidentalis.
The mouth is seldom round; it is often subterminal, opening by a transverse slit.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
On uninodal branchlets they form an apical group consisting of a terminal bud with a whorl of subterminal buds about its base.
Conelets subterminal or often pseudolateral, their scales gradually narrowed into a spine.