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Meaning of TERMINATION

Pronunciation:  `turmu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
  2. [n]  the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
  3. [n]  something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
  4. [n]  a place where something ends or is complete
  5. [n]  a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license"
 

TERMINATION is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: conclusion, end point, ending, ending, endpoint, expiration, expiry, final result, outcome, result, resultant, terminus
 
 See Also: abolishment, abolition, abortion, adjournment, aftermath, breakup, change of state, closedown, closing, closure, completion, conclusion, consequence, culmination, deactivation, deal, decision, defusing, demonetisation, demonetization, denouement, destruction, devastation, disappearance, discharge, discontinuance, discontinuation, dismissal, dismission, dissolution, drug withdrawal, end, end, ending, ending, extinction, extinguishing, fade, finish, firing, inflectional ending, inflectional suffix, just deserts, kill, killing, liberation, liquidation, mop up, morpheme, overthrow, poetic justice, putting to death, quenching, release, relinquishing, relinquishment, retirement, sack, sacking, separation, sequel, settlement, shutdown, subsequence, suffix, tone ending, windup, withdrawal, worst

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ter`mi*na"tion\, n. [L. terminatio a bounding,
fixing, determining: cf. F. terminasion, OF. also
termination. See {Term}.]
1. The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds;
   the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary
   termination of hostilities.

2. That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent;
   bound; end; as, the termination of a line.

3. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year,
   or of life; the termination of happiness.

4. End; conclusion; result. --Hallam.

5. Last purpose of design. [R.]

6. A word; a term. [R. & Obs.] --Shak.

7. (Gram.) The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter;
   the part added to a stem in inflection.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Stop of mRNA synthesis (i.e., transcription) at the terminator site
  2. top of protein synthesis (i.e., translation) at the stop codon.
 

 

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