What does Terminator mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exterminator, terminator, eradicatornoun

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


  1. terminatornoun

    One who finishes.

  2. terminatornoun

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

  3. terminatornoun

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

  4. terminatornoun

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

  5. terminatornoun

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

  6. Etymology: From terminator from the verb terminare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terminatornoun

    one who, or that which, terminates

  2. Terminatornoun

    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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  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. 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.

  2. Dallas Cowboys:

    Every quarterback that’s on the season is on the hit list. I want all of them. Herbert was just the guy I had that week. But Hurts, he’s on the hit list now too. You got to look at it like you’re trying to be the Terminator out there.

  3. Lotte Akiko Nielsen:

    He came across as a sullen, scary and Terminator-ish type.

  4. 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.

  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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    an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    • A. muddle
    • B. jab
    • C. ternion
    • D. vigorish

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