Cars & Driving
- noun one of the connecting points in an electric circuit
- noun a conducting device by which current enters or leaves at such a point
- noun a device usually made up of a display unit and a keyboard which allows entry and display of information when on-line to a central computer system
- noun a point in a network where a message can be transmitted or received.
- An element attached to the end of a conductor or to a piece of electric equipment to serve as a connection for an external conductor.
- A decorative element forming the end of an item of construction.
- A point of departure or arrival such as a railway or airport terminal.
- A computer input/output device which incorporates a video adapter, monitor, keyboard, and usually a mouse. Used in networks. Also called computer terminal (1), network terminal (1), console (3), or station (6). When such a terminal has no processing capability it is called dumb terminal, while a terminal that incorporates a CPU and memory does have processing capability, and is called intelligent terminal.
- A personal computer or workstation which is linked to a network. Also called computer terminal (2), network terminal (2), or station (7).
- A device, such as a wire or adapter, which serves to make electrical, network, or other types of connections. Also, the specific point or location where this occurs.
- A device, such as a post or a strand of metal, which protrudes from an electrical component to facilitate connection within a circuit.
- That which is at an end, or consists of the end of something, such as that of a series, or of a transmission line.
Information & Library Science
- noun a processor with screen and keyboard used to access a central computer system
- adjective referring to the last stage of a fatal illness
- noun an ending, a part at the end of an electrode or nerve
- noun a building situated at the beginning or end of a transport route, with facilities for handling passengers or freight