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terminal (s) (noun), terminals (pl)
1. A central location in the transportation industry from which buses, trains, etc. depart or to which they return: Gladys went to the bus terminal to wait for her sister who was coming for a visit.
2. The point in an electrical system where the the current enters or leaves: The electrician installed a new terminal so the lights in the house would function better.
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electric terminal (s) (noun), electric terminals (pl)
1. A screw, a soldering lug, or other point to which connections can be made to allow the transmission or receptions of signals: Irving, the contractor, hired electricians to install the electric terminals in the new building.
2. The end of a line where signals are either transmitted or received, or a point along the length of a line where the signals are made available to an apparatus: Randy, the fired train conductor, attempted to disrupt the electric terminals at the railroad station so the trains could not run on time.
This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 15) term-, termin- (page 2)