1. [ adjective ] being or situated at an end
Synonyms: endmost

"the endmost pillar" "terminal buds on a branch" "a terminal station" "the terminal syllable"

Related terms: last
2. [ noun ] (transportation) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
Synonyms: depot terminus
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
Synonyms: pole
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"

Related terms: closing
6. [ adjective ] causing or ending in or approaching death

"a terminal patient" "terminal cancer"

Related terms: fatal
7. [ adjective ] relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time

"terminal examinations" "terminal payments"

Related terms: term
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
Similar spelling:   terminally