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

The end of a polymer molecule.
Found on http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary/t.shtml

terminus

The outer margin of a glacier.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22291

Terminus

(Latin: Boundary Stone), originally, in Roman cult, a boundary stone or post fixed in the ground during a ceremony of sacrifice and anointment. ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/27

Terminus

(Latin) boundary, ending.
Found on http://www.hestories.info/greco-roman-world-glossary.html

terminus

(tur´mĭ-nәs) pl. ter´mini Latin word meaning an ending; a term used in anatomy.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

terminus

[n] - either end of a railroad or bus route
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=terminus

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...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/terminus/

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
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=terminus

terminus

noun either end of a railroad or bus route
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=terminus

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...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminus_(god)

Terminus

[play] Terminus is a monologue play by Mark O`Rowe. Written entirely in rhyme, the play follows three characters over the course of a single night in Dublin: a former schoolteacher (A), her lonely, estranged daughter (B), and a serial killer who has sold his soul to the Devil (C). Terminus premiered at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin on June 9,...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminus_(play)

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...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/30

terminus

a boundary mark, limit, end, border.
Found on https://www.math.ubc.ca/~cass/frivs/latin/latin-dict-full.html

Terminus

Either the beginning or end of a trail.
Found on http://www.americantrails.org/

Terminus

End or snout of a glacier.
Found on http://www.physicalgeography.net/physgeoglos/t.html

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
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688

terminus

Latin, meaning: a boundary mark, limit, end, border.
Found on http://archives.nd.edu/ttt.htm

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...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

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...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0848222.html

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.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/D1T.HTM

Terminus

The end of a polymer molecule.
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Chemistry/

terminus

Type: Term Pronunciation: ter′mi-nŭs, -nī Definitions: 1. A boundary or limit.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=90312
No exact match found