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terminal
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 9
1. Pertaining to a railroad terminal; connected with the receipt or delivery of freight; as, terminal charges.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The end.
2. The end of a line of railroad, with the switches, stations, sheds, and other appliances pertaining thereto.
5. Growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; as, a terminal bud, flower, or spike.
6. That which terminates or ends; termination; extremity.
7. Either of the ends of the conducting circuit of an electrical apparatus, as an inductorium, dynamo, or electric motor, usually provided with binding screws for the attachment of wires by which a current may be conveyed into or from the machine; a pole.
8. A town lying at the end of a railroad; - more properly called a terminus.
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