- terminal velocity,
- terminating decimal,
- termination codon,
- terminator seed,
Origin of termination
Examples from the Web for termination
"He's too good for MSNBC," Coulter emailed The Daily Beast after Baldwin's termination.Heads Roll in TV Land: Lara Logan & Alec Baldwin Punished|Lloyd Grove|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Put another way, the termination of these benefits will sap $30 billion from the buying power of lower-income American consumers.
Yet there was something also very weird about his termination.
The former governor declined, through his publicist, to offer further comment on his termination.
Rowe supposedly agreed to a termination of parental rights, but it was “overturned.”
Probably most of the conducting fibrils leave at or near the termination of the thicker part of the fiber.
These made their subjunctive in am, a termination which properly becomes the mute e of French.Avril|H. Belloc
But if the last vowel be small, an e is thrown into the termination; as, sil-ean eyes, srin-ean noses.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart
On examination after death, the termination of the vein on the surface of the stump was open, and in a sloughy condition.
It is certainly a noble stream, very different from those I had already traced to their termination.
late 14c., "authoritative resolution of a matter," from Old French terminacion and directly from Latin terminationem (nominative terminatio) "a fixing of boundaries, bounding, determining," from past participle stem of terminare "to limit, end" (see terminus). Meaning "end of a person's employment" is recorded from 1961; meaning "artificial end of a pregnancy" is attested from 1969; sense of "assasination" is recorded from 1975.