Associations to the word «Terminus»

Wiktionary

TERMINUS, noun. The end or final point of something.
TERMINUS, noun. The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located.
TERMINUS, noun. A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary.
TERMINUS, proper noun. (Roman mythology) was the god of boundaries and landmarks, focus of the important Roman festival of Terminalia
TERMINUS A QUO, noun. The lower limit of dating, as of the earliest plausible date at which a fact could have occurred or a document could have been written.
TERMINUS AD QUEM, noun. The latest possible date of a non-punctual event (period, era, etc.)
TERMINUS AD QUEM, noun. An objective or goal
TERMINUS ANTE QUEM, noun. The date before which a document must have been written
TERMINUS ANTE QUEM, noun. The date before which an archaeological artifact must have been deposited
TERMINUS POST QUEM, noun. The earliest possible date for an event - for example the latest date on a coin is the earliest possible date of its deposit.

Dictionary definition

TERMINUS, noun. A place where something ends or is complete.
TERMINUS, noun. The ultimate goal for which something is done.
TERMINUS, noun. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.
TERMINUS, noun. Either end of a railroad or bus route.
TERMINUS, noun. Station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods.

Wise words

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