terminus

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. The final point; the end.
0 Vote up! noun. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
0 Vote up! noun. A boundary or border.
0 Vote up! noun. A stone or post marking a border.
0 Vote up! noun. The end or final point of something.
0 Vote up! noun. The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located.
0 Vote up! noun. A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary.
0 Vote up! noun. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit.
0 Vote up! noun. The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries, whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the like, but often merely a post or stone stuck in the ground on a boundary line.
0 Vote up! noun. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8.
0 Vote up! noun. Either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or the town or city, at that place.
0 Vote up! noun. A boundary; a limit; a stone, post, or other mark used to indicate the boundary of a property.
0 Vote up! noun. [capitalized] In Roman mythology, the god of boundaries; the deity who presided over boundaries or landmarks.
0 Vote up! noun. A bust or figure of the upper part of the human body, terminating in a plain block of rectangular form; a half-statue or bust, not placed upon but incorporated with, and as it were immediately springing out of, the square pillar which serves as its pedestal.
0 Vote up! noun. Termination; limit; goal; end.
0 Vote up! noun. The extreme station at either end of a railway, or important section of a railway.
0 Vote up! noun. The point to which a vector carries a given or assumed point.
0 Vote up! noun. the ultimate goal for which something is done
0 Vote up! noun. station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
0 Vote up! noun. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
0 Vote up! noun. either end of a railroad or bus route
0 Vote up! noun. a place where something ends or is complete

Usage

0 Vote up! That would be a fine example of establishing what we call a terminus ante quem, "point [in time] before which," the latest year a particular document could have been written.
0 Vote up! Once that terminus is erased, there is nothing to stop society from sliding into straightforward euthanasia, as has occurred in the UK.
0 Vote up! The end, the terminus, is significant not by itself but as the integration of the parts.
0 Vote up! I can see clearly now that the terminus is nearer than I had earlier thought.
0 Vote up! Its terminus is the Trevi Fountain; you can see (and hear) part of the ancient aqueduct below the Sala Trevi cinema in an alley nearby.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! Terminus and Bus which are rhyming words are interrelated, because each and every bus has to end at a terminus (bus stop).

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Picture 3 years 1 month ago.
0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic "Terminus and Bus which are rhyming words are interrelated, because each and every bus has to end at a terminus (bus stop). " 3 years 3 months ago.