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Terminology vs. Terminal

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Terminologynoun

The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms, a system of specialized terms.

Terminalnoun

A building in an airport where passengers transfer from ground transportation to the facilities that allow them to board airplanes.

Terminologynoun

The set of terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms.

Terminalnoun

A harbour facility where ferries embark and disembark passengers and load and unload vehicles.

Terminologynoun

The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms.

Terminalnoun

A rail station where service begins and ends; the end of the line. For example: Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

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Terminologynoun

The terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry.

‘The barbarous effect produced by a German structure of sentence, and a terminology altogether new.’;

Terminalnoun

A rate charged on all freight, regardless of distance, and supposed to cover the expenses of station service, as distinct from mileage rate, generally proportionate to the distance and intended to cover movement expenses.

Terminologynoun

a system of words used in a particular discipline;

‘legal terminology’; ‘the language of sociology’;

Terminalnoun

A town lying at the end of a railroad, in which the terminal is located; more properly called a terminus.

Terminology

Terminology is a general word for the group of specialized words or meanings relating to a particular field, and also the study of such terms and their use. This is also known as terminology science.

Terminalnoun

A storage tank for bulk liquids (such as oil or chemicals) prior to further distribution.

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Terminalnoun

(electronics) the end of a line where signals are either transmitted or received, or a point along the length of a line where the signals are made available to apparatus.

Terminalnoun

An electric contact on a battery.

Terminalnoun

(telecommunications) The apparatus to send and/or receive signals on a line, such as a telephone or network device.

Terminalnoun

(computing) A device for entering data into a computer or a communications system and/or displaying data received, especially a device equipped with a keyboard and some sort of textual display.

Terminalnoun

(computing) A computer program that emulates a physical terminal.

Terminalnoun

(computing theory) A terminal symbol in a formal grammar.

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Terminalnoun

(biology) The end ramification (of an axon, etc.) or one of the extremities of a polypeptid.

Terminaladjective

Fatal; resulting in death.

‘terminal cancer’;

Terminaladjective

Appearing at the end; top or apex of a physical object.

Terminaladjective

Occurring at the end of a word, sentence, or period of time.

Terminaladjective

(archaic) Occurring every term; termly.

‘a student's terminal fees’;

Terminalverb

To store bulk liquids (such as oil or chemicals) in storage tanks prior to further distribution.

Terminaladjective

Of or pertaining to the end or extremity; forming the extremity; as, a terminal edge.

Terminaladjective

Growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; as, a terminal bud, flower, or spike.

Terminaladjective

Pertaining to a railroad terminal; connected with the receipt or delivery of freight; as, terminal charges.

Terminalnoun

That which terminates or ends; termination; extremity.

Terminalnoun

Either of the ends of the conducting circuit of an electrical apparatus, as an inductorium, dynamo, or electric motor, usually provided with binding screws for the attachment of wires by which a current may be conveyed into or from the machine; a pole.

Terminalnoun

The end of a line of railroad, with the switches, stations, sheds, and other appliances pertaining thereto.

Terminalnoun

The station at either end of a bus line line which transports freight or passengers.

Terminalnoun

A station where passenger buses start or end a trip; - also called bus terminal.

Terminalnoun

The structure at an airport where passengers board or debark, and where ticket purchases and baggage pickup is performed; - also called airline terminal.

Terminalnoun

An electronic device where data may be entered into a computer, and information received from it, usually consisting of a keyboard and video display unit (monitor); the terminal may be integrated or connected directly to a computer, or connected by a communications circuit with a computer at a remote location; - also called computer terminal.

Terminalnoun

station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

Terminalnoun

a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

Terminalnoun

electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display

Terminaladjective

being or situated at an end;

‘the endmost pillar’; ‘terminal buds on a branch’; ‘a terminal station’; ‘the terminal syllable’;

Terminaladjective

of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route;

‘freight pickup is a terminal service’; ‘terminal charges’;

Terminaladjective

relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time;

‘terminal examinations’; ‘terminal payments’;

Terminaladjective

occurring at or forming an end or termination;

‘his concluding words came as a surprise’; ‘the final chapter’; ‘the last days of the dinosaurs’; ‘terminal leave’;

Terminaladjective

causing or ending in or approaching death;

‘a terminal patient’; ‘terminal cancer’;

Terminaladjective

forming or situated at the end or extremity of something

‘the terminal tip of the probe’; ‘a terminal date’;

Terminaladjective

of or forming a transport terminal

‘the terminal building’;

Terminaladjective

situated at, forming, or denoting the end of a part or series of parts furthest from the centre of the body

‘the terminal segments of the antennae’;

Terminaladjective

(of a flower, inflorescence, etc.) borne at the end of a stem or branch

‘terminal buds’;

Terminaladjective

(of a disease) predicted to lead to death, especially slowly; incurable

‘terminal cancer’;

Terminaladjective

suffering from or relating to a terminal disease

‘a hospice for terminal cases’;

Terminaladjective

(of a condition) forming the last stage of a terminal disease.

Terminaladjective

extreme and usually beyond cure or alteration (used for emphasis)

‘an industry in terminal decline’; ‘you're making a terminal ass of yourself’;

Terminaladjective

done or occurring each school, college, university, or law term

‘terminal examinations’;

Terminalnoun

the end of a railway or other transport route, or a station at such a point

‘a freight terminal’; ‘a ferry terminal’;

Terminalnoun

a departure and arrival building for air passengers at an airport.

Terminalnoun

an installation where oil or gas is stored at the end of a pipeline or at a port.

Terminalnoun

a point of connection for closing an electric circuit

‘battery terminals’;

Terminalnoun

a device at which a user enters data or commands for a computer system and which displays the received output.

Terminalnoun

another term for terminus (sense 3 of the noun)

Terminalnoun

a patient suffering from a terminal illness.

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