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terminal

ter·mi·nal

terminal

 
pronunciation:
tuhr mih nl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: found at or forming the end of something.
A "terminal leaf" is a leaf that grows at the end of a branch.
similar words:
bounding
definition 2: ending in death; fatal.
Cancer is not always a terminal illness.
synonyms:
fatal, mortal
similar words:
malignant
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device at the end of a wire or cable that allows a connection to be made to an electrical circuit.
synonyms:
switch
definition 2: a station for trains, buses, airplanes, or ships, that is found at one end of an important route.
synonyms:
depot, station
definition 3: a monitor and keyboard connected to a computer.
similar words:
display, keyboard, monitor
derivation: terminally (adv.)
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The word terminal contains the following part:
term Latin root that means end, boundary