|1.||[ adjective ] being or situated at an end|
"the endmost pillar" "terminal buds on a branch" "a terminal station" "the terminal syllable"
|2.||[ noun ] (transportation) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods|
|Related terms:||station railway_station bus_terminal air_terminal subway_station cathode transportation_system|
|3.||[ noun ] (physics,electricity) a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves|
|Related terms:||contact electrical_device positive_pole anode negative_pole battery electrical_device|
|4.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route|
"freight pickup is a terminal service" "terminal charges"
|Related terms:||stopping_point terminus|
|5.||[ adjective ] occurring at or forming an end or termination|
|Synonyms:||last final concluding|
"his concluding words came as a surprise" "the final chapter" "the last days of the dinosaurs" "terminal leave"
|6.||[ adjective ] causing or ending in or approaching death|
"a terminal patient" "terminal cancer"
|7.||[ adjective ] relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time|
"terminal examinations" "terminal payments"
|8.||[ noun ] (computer science,electronics) electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display|
|Related terms:||electronic_equipment remote_terminal job-oriented_terminal keyboard|