terminator meaning

[ 'tə:mineitə ] Pronunciation:   "terminator" in a sentence
  • Noun: terminator  'turmu`neytu(r)
    1. Someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)
      - exterminator, eradicator

    Derived forms: terminators

    Type of: killer, slayer

    Encyclopedia: Terminator

  • [Medicine]
    n : a codon that stops protein synthesis since it does not code for a transfer RNA —called also termination codon, erminator codon —compare INITIATION CODON

  • [Computer]
    <electronics> A resistor connected to a signal wire in a bus or network for the purpose of impedance matching to prevent reflections.

    For example, a 50 ohm resistor connected across the end of an Ethernet cable. SCSI chains and some LocalTalk wiring schemes also require terminators.


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  1. the terminator is the boundary between day and night.
  2. as a rule this concerns only part of the whole terminator.
  3. of particular importance to the observer is the position of the terminator.
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