The terminal moraine of a glacier.
The area where all the trains leave from is an example of a railway terminal.
The keyboard and screen where you search for books in the library is an example of a computer terminal.
The point where two electric circuits are joined is an example of a terminal.
Terminal cancer; a terminal patient.
A terminal payment.
Terminal cancer, to be diagnosed as terminal.
A terminal bud.
The date on which a government aid program will end is an example of a terminal date.
Cancer that is going to result in a person dying in a month is an example of a terminal disease.
Stopped at the terminal bar for a drink.
Other Word Forms
Origin of terminal
- Middle English from Latin terminālis from terminus boundary
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition