Definitions for terminusˈtɜr mə nəs; -ˌnaɪ
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end point, endpoint, termination, terminus(noun)
a place where something ends or is complete
the ultimate goal for which something is done
terminus, terminal figure, 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
either end of a railroad or bus route
terminal, terminus, depot(noun)
station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
The end or final point of something.
The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located.
A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary.
Origin: From terminus. From the god Terminus who presided over boundaries.
literally, a boundary; a border; a limit
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
hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8
either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or the town or city, at that place
Terminus is a fictional planet at the edge of the Galaxy in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series, home of the Foundation.
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in Roman mythology a deity who presided over boundaries, the worship of whom was instituted by Numa (q. v.).
runtimes, run times
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