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see synonyms of terminally


1. terminally

at the end

Example Sentences:
'terminally ill'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of terminally
of, being, or situated at an end, terminus, or boundary
a terminal station
terminal buds
of, relating to, or occurring after or in a term
terminal leave
(of a disease) terminating in death
terminal cancer
4. informal
terminal boredom
of or relating to the storage or delivery of freight at a warehouse
a terminal service
a terminating point, part, or place
a point at which current enters or leaves an electrical device, such as a battery or a circuit
a conductor by which current enters or leaves at such a point
8. computing
a device having input/output links with a computer but situated at a distance from the computer
9. architecture
an ornamental carving at the end of a structure
b.  another name for term (sense 10)
a point or station usually at the end of the line of a railway, serving as an important access point for passengers or freight
b.  a less common name for terminus
a purpose-built reception and departure structure at the terminus of a bus, sea, or air transport route
a site where raw material is unloaded, stored, in some cases reprocessed, and reloaded for further transportation, esp an onshore installation designed to receive offshore oil or gas from tankers or a pipeline
13. physiology
the smallest arteriole before its division into capillaries
either of two veins that collect blood from the thalamus and surrounding structures and empty it into the internal cerebral vein
the portion of a bronchiole just before it subdivides into the air sacs of the lungs

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see synonyms of terminally
of, at, or forming the end, extremity, or terminus of something
terminal feathers
occurring at the end of a series; concluding; closing; final
a terminal payment
designating, of, or having a fatal disease in its final stages
terminal cancer, to be diagnosed as terminal
4.  Informal
extreme or excessive
terminal cuteness
having to do with a term or established period of time; occurring regularly in each term
of, at, or forming the end of a transportation line
7.  Botany
growing at the end of a stem or branch
a terminal bud
a terminating part; end; extremity; limit
a connective device or point in or attached to an electric circuit or conductor
10.  US
either end of a transportation line, as for an airplane, bus, or railroad, including servicing facilities, etc.
a station or city located there
a station at any important point or junction of a transportation line
a device, usually with a typewriter keyboard and a video screen, for putting information into, or getting it from, a computer, as over communication lines
12.  Architecture
an ornamental carving at the end of a structural element

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see synonyms of terminally
1. Of, at, relating to, or forming a limit, boundary, extremity, or end: the terminal moraine of a glacier.
2. Botany Growing or appearing at the end of a stem, branch, stalk, or similar part.
3. Of, at, relating to, or being the end of a section or series; final. See Synonyms at last1.
4. Of or relating to a transportation terminal: stopped at the terminal bar for a drink.
5. Relating to or occurring in a term or each term: terminal inventories.
6. Causing, ending in, or approaching death; fatal: terminal cancer; a terminal patient.
7. Informal Extreme: terminal boredom.
1. A point or part that forms the end.
2. An ornamental figure or object placed at the end of a larger structure; a finial.
3. Electricity
a. A position in a circuit or device at which a connection is normally established or broken.
b. A passive conductor at such a position used to facilitate the connection.
a. An end of a railroad or other transportation line, or a station at such an end.
b. A building in an airport where travelers board and get off airplanes.
c. A town at the end of a transportation line.
5. Computers A device, often equipped with a keyboard and a video display, through which data or information can be entered or displayed.

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