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ter·mi·nus

 (tûr′mə-nəs)
n. pl. ter·mi·nus·es or ter·mi·ni (-nī′)
1. The final point; the end.
2. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
3.
a. A boundary or border.
b. A stone or post marking a border.

[Latin.]
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terminus

(ˈtɜːmɪnəs)
n, pl -ni (-naɪ) or -nuses
1. the last or final part or point
2. (Railways) either end of a railway, bus route, etc, or a station or town at such a point
3. a goal aimed for
4. a boundary or boundary marker
5. (Architecture) architect another name for term10
[C16: from Latin: end; related to Greek termōn boundary]

Terminus

(ˈtɜːmɪnəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman god of boundaries
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ter•mi•nus

(ˈtɜr mə nəs)

n., pl. -ni (-ˌnaɪ)
-nus•es.
1. the end or extremity of anything.
2. either end of a railroad line.
3. the station at the end of a railway or bus route.
4. the point toward which anything tends; goal or end.
5. a boundary or limit.
6. a boundary post or stone.
7. a herm.
[1545–55; < Latin: boundary, limit, end]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.terminus - a place where something ends or is completeterminus - a place where something ends or is complete
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
2.terminus - the ultimate goal for which something is done
goal, end - the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
3.terminus - (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillarterminus - (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
statue - a sculpture representing a human or animal
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
4.terminus - either end of a railroad or bus route
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
5.terminus - station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goodsterminus - station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
air terminal, airport terminal - a terminal that serves air travelers or air freight
bus depot, bus station, bus terminal, coach station - a terminal that serves bus passengers
cathode - the positively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current
railroad station, railroad terminal, railway station, train depot, train station - terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
subway station - a terminal where subways load and unload passengers
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
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terminus

noun end of the line, terminal, station, depot, last stop, garage the London terminus of the Channel Tunnel rail link
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terminus

noun
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Translations
نِهايَه، مَحَطَّه
konečná stanice
=-endestationendestation
végállomás
endastöî
galinė stotis
galastacija, galapunkts
končna postaja
bitişsonson durak

terminus

[ˈtɜːmɪnəs] N (terminuses, termini (pl))
1. (Rail) → estación f terminal
2. [of buses] (= last stop) → última parada f, final f del recorrido; (= building) → terminal f
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terminus

[ˈtɜːrmɪnəs] [termini] [ˈtɜːrmɪnaɪ] (pl) nterminus m inv
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terminus

n (Rail, bus) → Endstation f
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terminus

[ˈtɜːmɪnəs] n (termini (pl)) [ˈtɜːmɪnaɪ] (of bus) → capolinea m; (of train) → stazione f terminale; (building) (Rail) → stazione f di testa
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terminus

(ˈtəːminəs) noun
an end, especially of a railway or bus route. I get off at the bus terminus.
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