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The 'New Yorker' asked me to shoot a story on climate change in 2005, and I wound up going to Iceland to shoot a glacier. The real story wasn't the beautiful white top. It ended up being at the terminus of the glacier where it's dying.
James Balog

Meaning of "terminus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TERMINUS

From Latin: end; related to Greek termōn boundary.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TERMINUS

terminus  [ˈtɜːmɪnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERMINUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Terminus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TERMINUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of terminus in the English dictionary

The first definition of terminus in the dictionary is the last or final part or point. Other definition of terminus is either end of a railway, bus route, etc, or a station or town at such a point. Terminus is also a goal aimed for.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERMINUS


albuminous
ælˈbjuːmɪnəs
aluminous
əˈluːmɪnəs
balminess
ˈbɑːmɪnəs
bituminous
bɪˈtjuːmɪnəs
cacuminous
kəˈkjuːmɪnəs
ceruminous
sɪˈruːmɪnəs
conterminal
kənˈtɜːmɪnəs
conterminous
kənˈtɜːmɪnəs
coterminous
kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs
creaminess
ˈkriːmɪnəs
dreaminess
ˈdriːmɪnəs
germiness
ˈdʒɜːmɪnəs
leguminous
lɪˈɡjuːmɪnəs
luminous
ˈluːmɪnəs
nonluminous
ˌnɒnˈluːmɪnəs
numinous
ˈnjuːmɪnəs
subbituminous
ˌsʌbbɪˈtjuːmɪnəs
torminous
ˈtɔːmɪnəs
verminous
ˈvɜːmɪnəs
voluminous
vəˈluːmɪnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERMINUS

terminally
terminate
termination
terminational
terminative
terminatively
terminator
terminator seed
terminatory
terminer
termini
terminism
terminist
terminological
terminologically
terminologies
terminologist
terminology
terminus a quo
terminus ad quem

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERMINUS

acinus
Albinus
Antoninus
Cassius Longinus
Circinus
Delphinus
Dominus
echinus
erinus
Flamininus
Gambrinus
Linus
Longinus
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
minus
Ninus
omega minus
Quirinus
ricinus
sinus

Synonyms and antonyms of terminus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TERMINUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «terminus» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of terminus

Translation of «terminus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERMINUS

Find out the translation of terminus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of terminus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «terminus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

总站
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

terminal
570 millions of speakers

English

terminus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टर्मिनस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محطة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

terminus
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ট্যার্মিনাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terminus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terminal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Endstation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

終端
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Terminal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ga chót
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முனையமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टर्मिनस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

terminali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capolinea
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Terminus
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кінець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

terminus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άκρου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terminus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

terminus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

terminus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of terminus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERMINUS»

The term «terminus» is very widely used and occupies the 21.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERMINUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «terminus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «terminus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about terminus

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QUOTES WITH «TERMINUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word terminus.
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James Balog
The 'New Yorker' asked me to shoot a story on climate change in 2005, and I wound up going to Iceland to shoot a glacier. The real story wasn't the beautiful white top. It ended up being at the terminus of the glacier where it's dying.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERMINUS»

Discover the use of terminus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to terminus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Terminus
Fringe First winner at Edinburgh Festival 2008 and a hit in Ireland, London and New York.
Mark O'Rowe, 2011
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Terminus
The world has been overrun by a lethal infection.
Adam Baker, 2013
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Terminus and Other Plays
The plays in this major selection of Keene's work represent a cross-section of his concerns and styles.
Daniel Keene, 2003
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Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature
This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS.
Francis Bacon, 2013
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The N-terminus of Tau in Filament Formation and the ...
Abstract The N-Terminus of Tau in Filament Formation and the Regulation of Axonal Transport: A Perspective on Tau Assembly and Toxicity Nichole E. M. LaPointe In several neurodegenerative diseases, the microtubule-associated protein ...
Nichole E. M. LaPointe, 2008
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Terminus
Mike Read. thing. . .all day,” he hummed and tried to think of a deer, and how it might play. Alone. The deer would play alone. St. James was alone. When he played, he played alone. Would the deer have played in the dark alone, or was that ...
Mike Read, 2005
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The Role of the Amino Terminus of Vaccinia Virus Protein E3L ...
CHAPTER 1 THE ROLE OF THE AMINO TERMINUS OF E3L IN INHIBITING THE INTERFERON RESPONSE ABSTRACT Vaccinia virus (VACV) E3L protein plays a major role evading the interferon response during a VACV infection.
Stacy Dawn White, 2008
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Terminus Americana
TERMINUS AMERICANA received its World Premiere by the Lodestone Theatre Ensemble under the artistic direction of Alexandra Bokyun Chun, Philip W. chung , Chil Kong and Tim Lounibos Directed by Jeff Liu Featuring: Alexandra Chun, ...
Matt Pelfrey, 2008
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Role of Sir3 N-terminus in Yeast Transcriptional Silencing
Peihua Yuan. CHAPTER FOUR Sir3 BAH Domain Association with Nucleosomes and DNA I. Introduction Full-length Sir3 has been shown to interact with Rap1, Sir4, and histone H3 and histone H4 N-terminal tails, and these interactions are ...
Peihua Yuan, 2008
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Essential Role of the Carboxyl-terminus for Proper Rhodopsin ...
Mutations in the carboxyl-terminus of rhodopsin have been linked to autosomal dominant RP (ADRP). In this study, we have investigated two truncated rhodopsin mutants, S334ter and Q344ter. Both mutants have demonstrated that the ...
Francis Avila Concepcion, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERMINUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term terminus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission CEO 'misquoted' on …
In May, leaders of Singapore and Malaysia announced that the HSR terminus in Singapore will be located at Jurong East. Mr Syed Hamid Albar, SPAD ... «Channel News Asia, Jun 15»
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Jurong Country Club acquired for High-Speed Rail terminus
SINGAPORE: The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail terminus will be located at the current site of Jurong Country Club, announced the Singapore Land ... «Channel News Asia, May 15»
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Jurong residents abuzz over High-Speed Rail terminus site
TODAY reports: Majority of those surveyed are excited by the potential High-Speed Rail terminus will bring to Jurong East, but some fear that problems such as ... «Channel News Asia, May 15»
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The Walking Dead Season 5 Theory: Was Bob at Terminus With …
He was a scout and got stinking drunk at his post and was passed out when the "bad folks" came in a crashed the original Terminus party. Vice help, Bob ran at ... «Wetpaint, Oct 14»
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'The Walking Dead' Interview: Andrew J. West Talks Terminus
'The Walking Dead' fans got their second taste of season 5's new big bad this past Sunday, as Terminus leader Gareth put the hurt on Rick and his crew, but will ... «ScreenCrush, Oct 14»
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The Walking Dead Boss on the Truth About Terminus and the Road …
... band of survivors to escape Terminus, the presumed safe haven they arrived at last season only to be thrown into a train car. Although Rick (Andrew Lincoln), ... «TV Guide, Oct 14»
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Want to Visit a Slice of Destiny DLC Bungie Hasn't Unlocked Yet?
... shooter, he (I'm assuming “he” because of the YouTube avatar) was able to force his way into an area called “The Terminus” while exploring Venus. It's part of ... «TIME, Oct 14»
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No terminus here: AMC adds Season 6 of 'Walking Dead'
In news even a zombie might understand, AMC is renewing its top-rated hit, The Walking Dead, for a sixth season. The cable network announced the pickup ... «USA TODAY, Oct 14»
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New 'Walking Dead' Season 5 Trailer Reveals Carol's Whereabouts …
Answers are coming, as a new trailer for the season 5 premiere puts a familiar face in stealth mode at Terminus, along with a tease of at least three characters in ... «ScreenCrush, Sep 14»
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'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Premiere Photos: "No Sanctuary" at …
Rick and the other trapped Terminus folk are finding "No Sanctuary" in the full gallery of October 12 premiere photos, and their grill-happy captors are definitely ... «ScreenCrush, Sep 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Terminus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/terminus>. Dec 2019 ».
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