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ter·mi·nal

 (tûr′mə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, at, relating to, or forming a limit, boundary, extremity, or end: the terminal moraine of a glacier.
2. Botany Growing or appearing at the end of a stem, branch, stalk, or similar part.
3. Of, at, relating to, or being the end of a section or series; final. See Synonyms at last1.
4. Of or relating to a transportation terminal: stopped at the terminal bar for a drink.
5. Relating to or occurring in a term or each term: terminal inventories.
6. Causing, ending in, or approaching death; fatal: terminal cancer; a terminal patient.
7. Informal Extreme: terminal boredom.
n.
1. A point or part that forms the end.
2. An ornamental figure or object placed at the end of a larger structure; a finial.
3. Electricity
a. A position in a circuit or device at which a connection is normally established or broken.
b. A passive conductor at such a position used to facilitate the connection.
4.
a. An end of a railroad or other transportation line, or a station at such an end.
b. A building in an airport where travelers board and get off airplanes.
c. A town at the end of a transportation line.
5. Computers A device, often equipped with a keyboard and a video display, through which data or information can be entered or displayed.

[Middle English, from Latin terminālis, from terminus, boundary.]

ter′mi·nal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.terminally - at the end; "terminally ill"
Translations
إلى النِهَايَةنِهائِيّاً
čtvrtletněnevyléčitelně
dødelig
parantumattomasti
smrtno
befejezésül
á hverri námsönn, á hverju tímabili
末期的に
종말에
obotligt
ไม่สามารถรักษาได้
ölümcül derecedeölümcül olarakşifasız
giai đoạn cuối

terminally

[ˈtɜːmɪnəlɪ] ADV
1. (= incurably) to be terminally illestar en fase terminal
he was terminally ill with lung cancersufría un cáncer de pulmón en fase terminal
2. (= utterly) [boring, dull] → mortalmente; [stupid] → irremediablemente

terminally

[ˈtɜːrmɪnəli] adv
to be terminally ill → être en phase terminale

terminally

adv
terminally illunheilbar krank; the terminally illdie Todkranken pl
(= utterly) boringendlos; terminally stupid (inf)saublöd (inf); terminally unfashionableheillos unmodern

terminally

[ˈtɜːmɪnəlɪ] adv the terminally illi malati terminali

terminal

(ˈtəːminəl) noun
1. a building containing the arrival and departure areas for passengers at an airport or one in the centre of a city or town where passengers can buy tickets for air travel etc and can be transported by bus etc to an airport. an air terminal.
2. a usually large station at either end of a railway line, or one for long-distance buses. a bus terminal.
3. in an electric circuit, a point of connection to a battery etc. the positive/negative terminal.
4. a device linked to a computer by which the computer can be operated.
adjective
(of an illness etc) in the final stage before death. This ward is for patients with terminal cancer.
ˈterminally adverb

terminally

إلى النِهَايَة nevyléčitelně dødelig unheilbar μοιραία en fase terminal parantumattomasti fatalement smrtno in fase terminale 末期的に 종말에 terminaal dødssyk ostatecznie de modo terminal неизлечимо obotligt ไม่สามารถรักษาได้ ölümcül olarak giai đoạn cuối 末尾
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