terminatory

terminatory

[tur-muh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
pertaining to or forming the extremity or boundary; terminal; terminating.

Origin:
1750–60; terminate + -ory1

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terminate (ˈtɜːmɪˌneɪt)
 
vb (when intr, often foll by in or with)
1.  to form, be, or put an end (to); conclude: to terminate a pregnancy; their relationship terminated amicably
2.  (tr) to connect (suitable circuitry) to the end of an electrical transmission line to absorb the energy and avoid reflections
3.  (intr) maths (of a decimal expansion) to have only a finite number of digits
4.  slang (tr) to kill (someone)
 
[C16: from Latin terminātus limited, from termināre to set boundaries, from terminus end]
 
'terminative
 
adj
 
'terminatory
 
adj

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