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Meaning of TERMINUS

Pronunciation:  'turmunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
  2. [n]  either end of a railroad or bus route
  3. [n]  the ultimate goal for which something is done
  4. [n]  a place where something ends or is complete
 

TERMINUS is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: depot, destination, end point, endpoint, terminal, termination
 
 See Also: air terminal, airport terminal, bus depot, bus station, bus terminal, cathode, coach station, end, end, end, goal, railroad station, railroad terminal, railway station, station, subway station, train depot, train station, transit, transportation, transportation system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ter"mi*nus\, n.; pl. {Termini}. [L. See {Term}.]
1. Literally, a boundary; a border; a limit.

2. (Myth.) The Roman divinity who presided over boundaries,
   whose statue was properly a short pillar terminating in
   the bust of a man, woman, satyr, or the like, but often
   merely a post or stone stuck in the ground on a boundary
   line.

3. Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See
   {Term}, 8.

4. Either end of a railroad line; also, the station house, or
   the town or city, at that place.

 

 

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