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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: ending in death.
He has a terminal illness.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part or point at the end of a wire where you can make an electric connection.
The electrician attached a cable to the terminal.
synonyms:
switch
definition 2: a place where vehicles stop that is at one end of a road or course of travel.
We met our cousins at the bus terminal.
synonyms:
station
definition 3: a screen and small computer connected to a large computer.
Donna's job is to work at a terminal and enter data.
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