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Terminus

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun terminus:

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Definition of the noun terminus

What does terminus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: termini / terminuses (less preferred form)

  1. a place where something ends or is complete
  2. the ultimate goal for which something is done
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of terminus: destination
    • more generic words: end / goal = the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
  3. (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
  4. either end of a railroad or bus route
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: end / terminal = either extremity of something that has length
  5. station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

Films

  1. "Terminus" is a 1987 French-German science fiction film directed by Pierre-William Glenn.
  2. "Terminus" is a 1961 British Transport Film documentary directed by John Schlesinger which presents a "fly-on-the-wall" look at an ordinary day at Waterloo Station in London. Along with most British Transport Films, it was produced by Edgar Anstey. It was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award for Best Documentary. Original music was by Ron Grainer.
    • country: United Kingdom
    • language: English Language
    • producer: Edgar Anstey
    • written by John Schlesinger
    • cinematography by Kenneth Higgins
    • edited by Hugh Raggett
    • music by Ron Grainer
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in (54 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
        • Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. After the nominations were announced, it was discovered that this film was first released prior to the eligibility period, and the nomination was withdrawn.) nomination for Edgar Anstey
  3. "Terminus" is a 2007 short film written by Jason Cawood and Trevor Cawood and directed by Trevor Cawood.
  4. "Terminus" is a short film, directed by ANGEL RUIZ.
  5. "Terminus" is a 2010 short film directed by Maxime Roch-Goulet.
    • country: Canada
    • genre: Animation
    • released in (5 years ago)

Phrases with Terminus

Phrases starting with the word Terminus:

  1. terminus a quo
  2. terminus ad quem
  3. Terminus Ante Quem
  4. Terminus post quem

Phrases ending with the word Terminus:

  1. Conus Terminus
  2. Baetis Terminus
  3. Anthrax Terminus
  4. Iotonchus Terminus
  5. Mycalesis Terminus
  6. Nigrobaetis Terminus
  7. Species Conus Terminus
  8. Trachelomonas Terminus
  9. Species Baetis Terminus
  10. Species Iotonchus Terminus
  11. Species Mycalesis Terminus
  12. Species Nigrobaetis Terminus
  13. Cacospongia Exemplum Terminus
  14. Species Trachelomonas Terminus
  15. Hesperotettix nevadensis terminus
  16. Cynopterus Titthaecheilus Terminus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Terminus

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Google previewMeaning Scepticism (1991)

by Klaus Puhl

The key notion in the demythologized account of the interpretation terminus is that of practice.

Google previewVerbum (1997)

Word and Idea in Aquinas by Bernard Lonergan

Thirdly, the first terminus of this drive is insight into phantasm; the second terminus is the critical understanding that necessitates judgment; the third terminus is the contemplative understanding that regards reality through intelligible truth.

Google previewCross Harbor Freight Movement Project in Kings, Queens, Richmond Counties, New York, and Hudson, Union, Middlesex, Essex Counties, New Jersey (2004)

Environmental Impact Statement

The BQE's southern terminus is the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel ( BBT) ...

Google previewThe Beowulf Reader (1994)

by Peter Stuart Baker

Our one secure terminus is the palaeogtaphic dating of the manuscript to around the year 1000. Attempts over the last century to show Norse influence on the language of Beowulf have produced interesting similarities, but "no proofs of ...

Google previewThe Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories (2001)

by Stephen Alter

But a great railway terminus is the point of origin and the point of return for travellers. Fromhere, trainsmove out inall directions and return here again. People set out from this place to everywhere; people come to this place from everywhere ...

Google previewThe Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (2003)

The Adventures of the Great Detective in India and Tibet by Jamyang Norbu

The Frontier Mail Surely the Victoria Terminus is the most magnificent railway station in the world. It was opened five years ago on the happy occasion of our August Sovereign the Queen Empress's Golden Jubilee, and its splendour and ...

Google previewSodium Channels—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyPaper

circular dichroism spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and molecular dynamics simulations suggested that a helical turn at the carboxy- terminus is the preferred conformational state of the alpha-13-mer peptide.

Google previewSeekers of Scenery (2004)

Travel Writing from Southern Appalachia, 1840-1900 by Kevin E. O'Donnell

The terminus is the Lookout Point Hotel, which appears to stand upon a bowlder suspended over the remainder of creation, as if a mountain rising out of a plain had thrust out a finger and men had put up a building on the finger-nail.

Google previewThe Question of Being in Husserl’s Logical Investigations (2013)

by J. Mensch

Its terminus is an understanding of the subject as non-worldly. Here, as We said in Our Introduction, the subject is conceived of as determinative, in the sense of an ...

Google previewThe Humanist Imperative in South Africa (2011)

by John W. De Gruchy

and its major terminus is the shell of the nucleus accumbens, in the ventral striatum, but it also projects to several other brain regions. Chemically, its command neurotransmitter is dopamine.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nebraska (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Omaha became the eastern terminus and outfitting center for pioneers headed to the west to explore the California gold fields or settle available inexpensive land. As early as 1852, speculators and settlers began to gather in Council Bluffs, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (1891)

Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern; Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, and Commercial Law; with a Collection of Legal Maxims and Numerous Select Titles from the Civil Law and Other Foreign Systems by Henry Campbell Black

TERMINUS. of space or time.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Recall that in bacteria, there is a single replication origin, and that replication of the circular chromosome proceeds bidirectionally to a terminus that is situated transversely, at approximately 1801, from the origin. This replication process is ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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