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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
terminal /'tə:minl/
  • tính từ
    • cuối, chót, tận cùng
      • terminal station: ga cuối cùng
    • vạch giới hạn, định giới hạn (đường mốc)
    • ba tháng một lần, theo từng quý
      • by terminal payments: trả theo từng quý
  • danh từ
    • đầu cuối, phần chót
    • (ngành đường sắt) ga cuối cùng
    • (điện học) cực, đầu (dây dẫn)
    • (ngôn ngữ học) đuôi từ, từ vĩ
Concise Dictionary
terminals'tɜrmɪnl /'tɜːm-
+station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
+a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
+electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display
+being or situated at an end
+of or relating to or situated at the ends of a delivery route
+relating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time
+occurring at or forming an end or termination
+causing or ending in or approaching death

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 closing, concluding, terminating, ending, final, ultimate, extreme; maximum, greatest:
Spencer wrote that the human being is at once the terminal problem of biology and the initial factor of sociology.
2 deadly, mortal, fatal, lethal, incurable:
The cancer was diagnosed as terminal.
3 terminus, (terminal) station, end of the line, depot:
We arrived at the air terminal with five minutes to catch our plane.
4 keyboard, monitor, position, station, VDU (= 'visual display unit'), PC (= 'personal computer'), module, CRT (= 'cathode ray tube'), screen, (control) panel:
The computer system supported a terminal for each member of the team.
5 connection, wire, connector, coupler, coupling, conductor:
Do I attach the red cable to the positive or the negative terminal?
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective
+ noun
1 a building or set of buildings at an airport where air passengers arrive and leave: A second terminal was opened in 1998.
2 a place, building or set of buildings where journeys by train, bus or boat begin or end: a railway / bus / ferry terminal
3 (computing) a piece of equipment, usually consisting of a keyboard and a screen that joins the user to a central computer system
4 (technical) a point at which connections can be made in an electric CIRCUIT: a positive / negative terminal
+ adjective
1 (of an illness or a disease) that cannot be cured and will lead to death, often slowly: He has terminal lung cancer. + The illness is usually terminal. + (figurative) She's suffering from terminal (= very great) boredom.
2 (of a person) suffering from an illness that cannot be cured and will lead to death: a terminal case / patient
3 certain to get worse and come to an end: The industry is in terminal decline.
4 [only before noun] (formal or technical) at the end of sth: a terminal branch of a tree + terminal examinations (= at the end of a course, etc.)
terminally adverb: a hospice for the terminally ill + a terminally dull film
Collocation Dictionary

1 place/building that handles goods/passengers


international | air/airport, bus, ferry, rail/railway | passenger | container, freight | coal, gas, etc.




at/in a/the ~
We met up at the bus terminal.

2 computer equipment


colour | computer | network | display


connect, disconnect


keyboard, screen, server


at a/the ~
There were two students at each terminal.
| on a/the ~
pressing keys on a terminal

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