The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Terminal \Ter"mi*nal\ (-nal), a. [L. terminals: cf. F. terminal.
See Term, n.]
1. Of or pertaining to the end or extremity; forming the
extremity; as, a terminal edge.
2. (Bot.) Growing at the end of a branch or stem;
terminating; as, a terminal bud, flower, or spike.
3. (Railroads) Pertaining to a railroad terminal; connected
with the receipt or delivery of freight; as, terminal
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Terminal moraine. See the Note under Moraine.
Terminal statue. See Terminus, n., 2 and 3.
(a) The velocity acquired at the end of a body's motion.
(b) The limit toward which the velocity of a body
approaches, as of a body falling through the air.