What does Terminator mean?

Definitions for Terminator
ˈtɜr məˌneɪ tərTer·mi·na·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exterminator, terminator, eradicator(noun)

    someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)


  1. terminator(Noun)

    One who finishes.

    Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

  2. terminator(Noun)

    A DNA sequence which causes RNA transcription to cease and an mRNA transcript to break off.

    Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

  3. terminator(Noun)

    An electrical device that absorbs reflection at the end of a transmission line.

    Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

  4. terminator(Noun)

    The line between the day side and the night side of a planet.

    Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

  5. terminator(Noun)

    An artificial intelligence machine, created to destroy humans (after the 1984 film ).

    Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terminator(noun)

    one who, or that which, terminates

  2. Terminator(noun)

    the dividing line between the illuminated and the unilluminated part of the moon


  1. Terminator

    A terminator, twilight zone or "grey line" is a moving line that separates the illuminated day side and the dark night side of a planetary body. A terminator is defined as the locus of points on a Moon or planet where the line through a Sun is tangent.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. terminator

    The line separating the illuminated from the dark portion of the moon's disc.

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How to pronounce Terminator?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terminator in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terminator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Terminator in a Sentence

  1. Eugene Ingoglia:

    Preet never used this quote, but it wasn't hard to imagine him saying a la 'The Terminator,' 'I'll be back,' well, they're back.

  2. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

    So President President Donald Trump, I know you really want to be an action hero, right ? so take it from The Terminator, you're only supposed to go back in time to protect future generations. But your administration attempts to go back in time to rescue the coal industry, which is actually a threat to future generations.

  3. Fiona Cross:

    These two spider species are highly specialised mosquito assassins, like Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ or Arnold Schwarzenegger in the James Cameron movie ‘The Terminator’, these little specialist predators ignore any other insects that get in the way as they pursue their target victims – mosquitoes.

  4. Katie Arrington:

    My children call me the terminator. You just can’t break me. It would take a lot more than an automobile accident to get me out.

  5. James Cameron:

    In March next year, I am shooting 'Terminator 6.' James Cameron and (producer) David Ellison are back on board.

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