0Vote up!noun. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit.
0Vote 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.
0Vote up!noun. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8.
0Vote up!noun. Either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or the town or city, at that place.
0Vote up!noun. A boundary; a limit; a stone, post, or other mark used to indicate the boundary of a property.
0Vote up!noun. [capitalized] In Roman mythology, the god of boundaries; the deity who presided over boundaries or landmarks.
0Vote 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.
0Vote up!noun. Termination; limit; goal; end.
0Vote up!noun. The extreme station at either end of a railway, or important section of a railway.
0Vote up!noun. The point to which a vector carries a given or assumed point.