Terminal


Terminal

Terminal may mean:

In travel and transport

*Pharmaceutical Buying House , is a private initiative global trading platform, located in Dhaka, Bangladesh
*Airport terminal, a building at an airport
*Bus terminal, a bus station
*Container terminal, a facility which handles shipping containers and cargo
*Ferry terminal, a docking facility for passenger and/or auto ferries
*Freight terminal, a freight station
*Pipeline terminal, a storage facility at the downstream end of a pipeline transport
*Shipping terminal, a sea port or a dock or a berth
*Marine terminal, a sea port or a dock (maritime) or a berth
*Terminal station, a passenger rail station

In electronics, telecommunication, and computers

*Terminal (electronics), a device for joining electrical circuits together
*Terminal (font), a monospace font
*Terminal (telecommunication), a device communicating over a line
*Remote terminal unit (RTU), a telemetry device interfacing to a DCS or SCADA system
*Computer console, a text output device for system administration messages
*Computer terminal, a hardware device for data entry and display in a computer system
*Dumb terminal, a computer terminal that has limited functionality
*Pseudo terminal, a piece of code that routes a server I/O to and from some application, assuming that it will implement the text terminal behavior
*Terminal emulator, an application program replacing a computer terminal
*Apple Terminal, a terminal emulator application included with Mac OS X
*Text terminal, any computer interface for serial entry and display of textual data
*Virtual console, a concept that permits multiple terminals on one hardware

In sciences

*Terminal object, a type of object studied in category theory
*Terminal symbol in formal grammar, a symbol that cannot be further divided
*Polymer terminal in chemistry, the end residue on any polymer chain
*Terminal velocity in physics, the maximimum velocity of an object or body affected by gravitational force from a larger object at which it ceases to accelerate due usually to atmospheric drag ("see also Terminal velocity (disambiguation)")
*Terminal crown, a feature of living trees

In fiction

*Terminal, an asteroid base in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED

Other

*Terminal (band) was an Alternative/Indie rock band form Texas, USA
*Terminal illness, a progressive disease that is expected to cause death
*"Terminal" (novel) a novel by Robin Cook
*"Termina"l (Colin Forbes novel), a novel by Colin Forbes
*Terminal sedation, the practice of inducing unconsciousness in a terminally ill person for the remainder of the person's life
*"The Terminal", a 2004 film by Steven Spielberg, in which a man is trapped in an airport terminal
*"Terminal Entry", a 1986 movie directed by John Kincade, about teenage hackers stumbling on a terrorist computer network.
*The Potsdam Conference, code-named “Terminal”, the last Allied meeting of World War II
*Suffix, in grammar
*Ending (linguistics)

ee also

*Freight station
*Intermodal freight transport
*Intermodal passenger transport
*Terminal illness
*Termination (disambiguation)
*Terminator
*Terminus


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  • Terminal — Terminal …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • terminal — ter‧mi‧nal [ˈtɜːmnl ǁ ˈtɜːr ] noun [countable] 1. a large building that is part of an airport, bus station, or port, where people wait to get onto planes, buses, or ships: • Your plane leaves from Terminal 4. 2. COMPUTING a piece of computer… …   Financial and business terms

  • terminal — TERMINÁL, Ă, terminali, e, adj., s.n. 1. adj. Care se află la extremitate, la capăt, la vârf. 2. s.n. Staţie de radioreleu, componentă a unei reţele de radiorelee. 3. s.n. Dispozitiv de intrare sau ieşire cuplat cu calculatorul (2); display video …   Dicționar Român

  • Terminal — Terminal, von lateinisch terminare ‚abgrenzen‘, steht für Containerterminal, eine Anlage, an der Container umgeladen werden Empfangsgebäude an einem Bahnhof, Flughafen (siehe auch Flughafenterminal) oder Fähranleger Lautsprecherterminal, eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Terminal — Ter mi*nal ( nal), a. [L. terminals: cf. F. terminal. See {Term}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the end or extremity; forming the extremity; as, a terminal edge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Terminal — Ter mi*nal, n. 1. That which terminates or ends; termination; extremity. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) Either of the ends of the conducting circuit of an electrical apparatus, as an inductorium, dynamo, or electric motor, usually provided with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terminal — adjetivo 1. Que está al final o indica el final de una cosa o de una serie de cosas: Éstas son las obras terminales de la autopista. 2. Área: botánica Que está en el extremo de una parte de la planta: hoja terminal, rama terminal.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Terminal — se puede referir: En filosofía, al estado de un ser cuando se halla próximo a su fin ontológico. En un aeropuerto, a la instalación que permite a los pasajeros acceder a los vuelos desde los medios de transporte terrestres, como vehículos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Terminal — Smn Abfertigungshalle; Sichtgerät einer Datenverarbeitungsanlage per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. terminal (station), zu ne. terminal das Ende bildend , dieses aus l. terminālis zur Grenze gehörend , zu l. terminus m.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • terminal — [tʉr′mə nəl] adj. [L terminalis] 1. of, at, or forming the end, extremity, or terminus of something [terminal feathers] 2. occurring at the end of a series; concluding; closing; final [a terminal payment] 3. designating, of, or having a fatal… …   English World dictionary


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