Definitions for terminusˈtɜr mə nəs; -ˌnaɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. end point, endpoint, termination, terminus(noun)

    a place where something ends or is complete

  2. destination, terminus(noun)

    the ultimate goal for which something is done

  3. 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

  4. terminus(noun)

    either end of a railroad or bus route

  5. terminal, terminus, depot(noun)

    station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

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  1. terminus(Noun)

    The end or final point of something.

  2. terminus(Noun)

    The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located.

  3. terminus(Noun)

    A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary.

  4. Origin: From terminus. From the god Terminus who presided over boundaries.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Terminus(noun)

    literally, a boundary; a border; a limit

  2. Terminus(noun)

    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. Terminus(noun)

    hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8

  4. Terminus(noun)

    either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or the town or city, at that place

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Terminus

    Terminus is a fictional planet at the edge of the Galaxy in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series, home of the Foundation.

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Terminus

    in Roman mythology a deity who presided over boundaries, the worship of whom was instituted by Numa (q. v.).

Anagrams of terminus »

  1. runtimes, run times

  2. Run times

  3. Runtimes

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