capable of being terminated.
(of an annuity) coming to an end after a certain term.
able to be terminated
terminating after a specific period or event: a terminable annuity
/ter’mi-nak`/ [Caltech, ca. 1979] Any malfunctioning computer terminal. A common failure mode of Lear-Siegler ADM 3a terminals caused the “L” key to produce the “K” code instead; complaints about this tended to look like “Terminak #3 has a bad keyboard. Pkease fix.” See AIDX, Nominal Semidestructor, Open DeathTrap, ScumOS, sun-stools, Telerat, HP-SUX. [Jargon File] (1995-04-14)
adjective 1. situated at or forming the end or extremity of something: a terminal feature of a vista. 2. occurring at or forming the end of a series, succession, or the like; closing; concluding. 3. pertaining to or lasting for a term or definite period; occurring at fixed terms or in every term: terminal payments. […]
- Terminal access controller
hardware, networking (TAC) A device which connects terminals to the Internet, usually using dial-up modem connections and the TACACS protocol. (1997-11-27)
- Terminal adapter