What is terminal?

  • (noun): Station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods.
    Synonyms: terminus, depot
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on terminal, terminals:

Terminal - Other
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Tampa International Airport - TPA Airport Today - North Terminal
... A future north terminal will be built north of the existing facility and could be operational by 2030 depending on demand, although the exact time frame is ... and design concepts are being developed in anticipation of the need for the second terminal facility ... It will consist of half the terminal building with one airside that will be used for all international flights ...
Marrakesh Menara Airport - Terminal
... Currently (2012) Menara Airport (RAK) has formally two passenger terminals, but these are more or less combined to one large terminal A third terminal is being built ... The separate freight-terminal has 340m2 covered space ...
History - Tampa International Airport
... The airport's second terminal opened in 1952 near the intersection of Columbus Drive and West Shore Blvd ... The 1952 terminal, built for three airlines, was swamped after the Civil Aeronautics Board granted Capital, Delta, Northeast, Northwest and Trans World ... An annex was built east of the terminal to accommodate the new carriers ...
Terminal Velocity - Examples
... Based on wind resistance, for example, the terminal velocity of a skydiver in a belly-to-earth (i.e ... because the effective forces on the body balance each other more and more closely as the terminal velocity is approached ... In this example, a speed of 50% of terminal velocity is reached after only about 3 seconds, while it takes 8 seconds to reach 90%, 15 seconds to reach 99% and so on ...

More definitions of "terminal":

  • (noun): Electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display.
  • (noun): A contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves.
    Synonyms: pole
  • (adj): Relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time.
    Example: "Terminal examinations"; "terminal payments"
  • (adj): Being or situated at an end.
    Example: "Terminal buds on a branch"; "a terminal station"; "the terminal syllable"
    Synonyms: endmost
  • (adj): Of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route.
    Example: "Freight pickup is a terminal service"; "terminal charges"
  • (adj): Causing or ending in or approaching death.
    Example: "A terminal patient"; "terminal cancer"
  • (adj): Occurring at or forming an end or termination.
    Example: "Terminal leave"
    Synonyms: concluding, final, last

Famous quotes containing the word terminal:

    All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)