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terminal state n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term

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exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
solid state drive
A solid-state drive (SSD) is believed to be a data storage device that uses solid-state memory to store persistent data.
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state securities laws
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1. Los Angeles or Hollywood, especially with regard to the film and television industry, in their reputed glamour and trendiness 2. a fanciful state or dreamworld [be in la-la land = a state of being out of touch with reality]
[US] [informal] 1. She's very fond of stories about life in la-la land 2. He's unrealistic about these issues and looks like he's in la-la land the whole time
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The state of being acceptable or officially true; the statement that is powerful to convince someone something is right.
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a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
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1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
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a satisfactory compromise between two opposed things ; a course of action or state that is between two extremes
Ex: There were solid arguments for both sides and after hours of endless discussions, a happy medium that could satisfy each camp was still to be struck
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a state of connectivity to the cyberspace through a medium of internet or computer network
[Tech.]
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a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term
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to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
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terminal

  

      adj  
1    of, being, or situated at an end, terminus, or boundary  
a terminal station, terminal buds     
2    of, relating to, or occurring after or in a term  
terminal leave     
3    (of a disease) terminating in death  
terminal cancer     
4    Informal   extreme  
terminal boredom     
5    of or relating to the storage or delivery of freight at a warehouse  
a terminal service     
      n  
6    a terminating point, part, or place  
7   
a    a point at which current enters or leaves an electrical device, such as a battery or a circuit  
b    a conductor by which current enters or leaves at such a point  
8      (Computing)   a device having input/output links with a computer but situated at a distance from the computer  
9      (Architect)  
a    an ornamental carving at the end of a structure  
b       another name for       term       10  
10   
a    a point or station usually at the end of the line of a railway, serving as an important access point for passengers or freight  
b       a less common name for       terminus  
11    a purpose-built reception and departure structure at the terminus of a bus, sea, or air transport route  
12    a site where raw material is unloaded, stored, in some cases reprocessed, and reloaded for further transportation, esp. an onshore installation designed to receive offshore oil or gas from tankers or a pipeline  
13      (Physiol)  
a    the smallest arteriole before its division into capillaries  
b    either of two veins that collect blood from the thalamus and surrounding structures and empty it into the internal cerebral vein  
c    the portion of a bronchiole just before it subdivides into the air sacs of the lungs  
     (C15: from Latin terminalis, from terminus end)  
  terminally      adv  


air terminal  
      n     (Brit)   a building in a city from which air passengers are taken by road or rail to an airport  
intelligent terminal  
      n   a computer operating terminal that can carry out some data processing, as well as sending data to and receiving it from a central processor  
point-of-sale terminal  
      n   (in retail distribution) a device used to record and process information relating to sales,   (Abbrev.)    POST  
terminal market  
      n   a commodity market in a trading centre rather than at a producing centre  
terminal platform  
      n   (in the oil industry) an offshore platform from which oil or gas is pumped ashore through a pipeline  
terminal velocity  
      n  
1    the constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling under gravity through a fluid, esp. the atmosphere  
2    the velocity of a missile or projectile when it reaches its target  
3    the maximum velocity attained by a rocket, missile, or shell flying in a parabolic flight path  
4    the maximum velocity that an aircraft can attain, as determined by its total drag  
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