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termer a person serving a specified amount of time, usu. in prison (usu. used in combination).
terminable that can be terminated. [2 definitions]
terminal of, relating to, located at, or forming the end, limit, or boundary of something. [11 definitions]
terminal velocity the highest speed reached by a falling object, when the forces of gravity and air resistance are in equilibrium.
terminate to bring to an end; put a stop to. [6 definitions]
termination the act or an instance of ending, or the fact or condition of being ended. [3 definitions]
terminator one that ends or terminates. [2 definitions]
terminology the specialized vocabulary and expressions used in a particular field or subject; nomenclature. [2 definitions]
terminus the end or final point of something. [4 definitions]
terminus ad quem (Latin) a destination, limit, final point, or the like.
terminus a quo (Latin) a starting point, beginning, origination, or the like.
termite any of various light-colored, soft-bodied, somewhat antlike, and mainly tropical insects that feed on wood and thus may destroy wooden structures, trees, and the like.
termless combined form of term.
term paper a long essay or report required of a high school or college student at the end of a term or semester.
tern any of various aquatic birds similar and related to gulls but smaller and slenderer, usu. having a black cap and a long forked tail.
ternary involving, consisting of, or arranged in three or threes. [5 definitions]
ternate consisting of three. [3 definitions]
terpene any of several unsaturated hydrocarbons, derived from resins and oils, that are used primarily in medicines and perfumes.
terpeneless combined form of terpene.
terpin hydrate a colorless powder, used in a liquid mixture as an expectorant or cough syrup.
terpsichorean of or relating to dancing. [2 definitions]