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Meaning of TERMINUS

Pronunciation:  'turmunus

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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

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.