Terminate Ter"mi*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Terminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Terminating}.] [L. terminatus, p. p. of terminare. See {Term}.] 1. To set a term or limit to; to form the extreme point or side of; to bound; to limit; as, to terminate a surface by a line. [1913 Webster]

2. To put an end to; to make to cease; as, to terminate an effort, or a controversy. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, to put the finishing touch to; to bring to completion; to perfect. [1913 Webster]

During this interval of calm and prosperity, he [Michael Angelo] terminated two figures of slaves, destined for the tomb, in an incomparable style of art. --J. S. Harford. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • terminated — index complete (ended), dead, defunct, through Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • terminated —   Pau.     Completely terminated, pau pono …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • terminated — adjective 1. having come or been brought to a conclusion the harvesting was complete the affair is over, ended, finished the abruptly terminated interview • Syn: ↑complete, ↑concluded, ↑ended, ↑over, ↑all …   Useful english dictionary

  • terminated trial — index mistrial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • terminated — Synonyms and related words: SOL, all bets off, all off, all over, all up, at an end, canceled, cleaned up, complete, completed, concluded, dead, decided, defunct, deleted, done, done for, done with, down, ended, expunged, extinct, fini, finished …   Moby Thesaurus

  • terminated — ter·mi·nate || tÉœrmɪneɪt /tɜːm v. end, conclude, stop, discontinue, abort …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Terminated series — Законченная серия …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Null-terminated string — In computer programming, a null terminated string is a character string stored as an array containing the characters and terminated with a null character ( , called NUL in ASCII). Alternative names are C string, which refers to the C… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrogen-terminated silicon surface — A hydrogen terminated silicon surface is a chemically passivated silicon substrate whose native oxide (SiO2) thin film is removed by etching in hydrogen fluoride aqueous solution, leaving the surface silicon atoms covalently bonded to hydrogen.… …   Wikipedia

  • Stub Series Terminated Logic — (SSTL) devices are a family of electronic devices for driving transmission lines. They are specifically designed for driving the DDR (double data rate) SDRAM modules used in computer memory. However, they are also used in other applications,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”