terminus

  1. a place of termination or completion
  2. the ultimate goal for which something is done
  3. either end of a railroad or bus route
  4. station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

terminus

Latin, meaning: a boundary mark, limit, end, border.
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Terminus

(Latin) boundary, ending.
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terminus

[n] - either end of a railroad or bus route
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Terminus

In Roman mythology, the god of land boundaries whose worship was associated with that of Jupiter in his temple on the Roman Capitol. His cult was reputedly introduced by
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terminus

The end of a polymer molecule.
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Terminus

Ter'mi·nus noun ; plural Termini . [ Latin See Term .] 1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit. 2. (Myth.) The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries, whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the l...
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terminus

Origin: L. See Term. ... 1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit. ... 2. The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries, whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the like, but often merely a post or stone stuck in the ground on a boundary line. ... 3. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundar...
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terminus

noun either end of a railroad or bus route
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terminus

term noun (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
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terminus

(tur´mĭ-nәs) pl. ter´mini Latin word meaning an ending; a term used in anatomy.
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Terminus

• (n.) The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries, whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the like, but often merely a post or stone stuck in the ground on a boundary line. • (n.) Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit. • (n.) Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a t...
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Terminus

(Latin: Boundary Stone), originally, in Roman cult, a boundary stone or post fixed in the ground during a ceremony of sacrifice and anointment. ...
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Terminus

Terminus Roman god of boundaries. Henry Thoreau in his Walden wrote about an old fence: 'I sacrificed it to Vulcan, for it was past serving the god Terminus.' Waldon is the title of a book written in 1854 by Henry David Thoreau describing his two years of life alone at Walden Pond in Massachusetts. He recounts his daily life in the woods and cel...
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Terminus

[1986 video game] Terminus is a video game by Mastertronic. It was released in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum, MSX and Amstrad CPC. The game is set inside a futuristic prison consisting of 512 screens. The purpose is to release Brain, the leader of a teenage gang called The Wanglers. The player controls one of four characters: Mobod and Xann who ...
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Terminus

[building] ==Summary== The Greencards - Movin` On album cover. ==Fair use rationale for Movin` On (The Greencards album)== ==Licensing== ...
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Terminus

[office complex] Terminus is a business and residential complex located in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia. The office component of the district is made up of Terminus 200 and Terminus 100. Terminus 100, at the corner of Peachtree Road and Piedmont Road, is the tallest building in Terminus at 485ft (148m) tall, and is the 18th-tallest building i...
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Terminus

End or snout of a glacier.
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Terminus

Terminus (tûr'minus) , in ancient Rome, both the boundary markers between properties and the name of the god who watched over boundaries. Property lines were of great importance, particularly to farmers, and boundary stones were laid in a solemn ceremony. The rites of the Terminalia, held o...
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Terminus

Terminus was the Greek and Roman god of boundaries and frontiers. In Roman culture, when a boundary was fixed, an animal sacrifice was made, a trench dug, and the body and other offerings placed in the trench before a fire of pine branches was burnt in the trench and the stone emblem of Terminus erected upon the ashes.
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terminus

Type: Term Pronunciation: ter′mi-nŭs, -nī Definitions: 1. A boundary or limit.
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Terminus

[documentary] The result of the debate was delete. – Robert 00:08, 28 January 2006 (UTC) ===TuBsEy DoGg ReCoRdS=== Non-notable record company. LordViD 20:42, 22 January 2006 (UTC) ...
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Terminus

[video game] Terminus is a space-flight role-playing/action computer game by Vicarious Visions. It was released in 2000 for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Apple Macintosh. Terminus won awards in the 1999 Independent Games Festival for `Technical Excellence` and `Innovation in Audio`. ==Plot== In Story mode, the player chooses one of four car...
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Terminus

[god] In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected boundary markers; his name was the Latin word for such a marker. Sacrifices were performed to sanctify each boundary stone, and landowners celebrated a festival called the `Terminalia` in Terminus` honor each year on February 23. The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on the Capitol...
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Terminus

[Doctor Who] ==Plot== Under the Black Guardian`s instructions, Turlough sabotages the TARDIS, causing parts of it to dissolve. As the field of instability threatens to engulf Nyssa`s room, a door appears behind her and the Fifth Doctor tells her to go through it. The TARDIS, to save itself, has materialized aboard a spaceship heading for an...
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