- the mechanical device by means of which an electric connection to an apparatus is established.
- the point of current entry to, or point of current departure from, any conducting component in an electric circuit.
- a herm or term.
- a carving or the like at the end of something, as a finial.
Origin of terminal
OTHER WORDS FROM terminal
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH terminalterminal , terminus
How to use terminal in a sentence
However, it wasn’t too bullish on the prospect of all passengers flocking back to terminals anytime soon.Airlines saw an immediate boost in passenger bookings following vaccine announcements|David Meyer|November 17, 2020|Fortune
LaGuardia, for example, set up its clinic on the first floor of the Terminal B parking garage, and Oakland created a drive-through station at its North Field terminal complex.Here’s what you need to know about getting a coronavirus test at the airport|Andrea Sachs|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
With a few simple commands in the terminal, and a few mouse clicks, a standard user can create an administrator account for themselves.Ubuntu fixes bugs that standard users could use to become root|Dan Goodin|November 10, 2020|Ars Technica
There was even a problem with the trees planted near the terminal.More than 8 years behind schedule, Berlin’s new airport opens today amid an epic crisis in air travel|David Meyer|October 31, 2020|Fortune
These terminal stations each have a single Supercharger station, and a “showpiece sculpture” consisting of a concrete segment similar to those used in the tunnels below.Elon Musk’s Las Vegas Loop might only carry a fraction of the passengers it promised|David Riggs|October 16, 2020|TechCrunch
There is a procedure called “compassionate release” allowing terminally ill men to die at home.
But what about terminally ill patients who live in states like New York, without a Death with Dignity law?The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police in the UK meanwhile have stood by their decision to sound the alarm and find the terminally ill child.Desperate Parents Arrested After Fleeing Britain For Other Treatment Options for Son in Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the terminally ill Ukrainians, corruption in medicine is death.‘There Are People Who Should Live’: Good Confronts Evil in Ukraine|Michael Daly|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you or your child were terminally ill, would you take unimaginable risks for a cure?‘Hero’ Doc Accused of Harvesting Stem Cells in Dirty Basements|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Undersurface whitish-fawn, the hairs sandy at their bases, whiter terminally.Through the Heart of Patagonia|H. Hesketh Prichard
Psychedelics have also sometimes been used for the terminally ill and in certain cases of autism.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
The shaft flares terminally in some ribs, and the distal end is convex.A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas|Theodore H. Eaton
The septo-maxillary has a lateral process that terminally is directed slightly anteriorly.
Its habit is neat; seldom does it reach a foot in height, the flowers being produced terminally; they are poppy-like, and 2in.
British Dictionary definitions for terminal
- a point at which current enters or leaves an electrical device, such as a battery or a circuit
- a conductor by which current enters or leaves at such a point
- an ornamental carving at the end of a structure
- another name for term (def. 10)
- a point or station usually at the end of the line of a railway, serving as an important access point for passengers or freight
- a less common name for terminus
- the smallest arteriole before its division into capillaries
- either of two veins that collect blood from the thalamus and surrounding structures and empty it into the internal cerebral vein
- the portion of a bronchiole just before it subdivides into the air sacs of the lungs