Usage examples for terminals

  1. The strongest form of attack is the occupation of the enemy's terminals, and the establishment of a commercial blockade of the ports they contain. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  2. Standard Operating Procedure calls for the immediate establishment of a cordon at fixed points, roving patrols on the countryside west of you and blocks on all railroads, bus and air terminals-" " Someone will be in the parking lot. – Take the Reason Prisoner by John Joseph McGuire
  3. " The transmission isn't smooth yet between such distant terminals," the voice remarked. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  4. Union Station, one of the first of those dividend- built and dividend- building terminals that were to spring up quickly and palatially the country over, rose with a peculiarly American trick out of one of the most squalid sections of the city. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  5. No report in yet from the terminals? – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  6. Just as near but no nearer than the brain terminals of the sensory nerves. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  7. They wanted to test out the principle by lease or construction of two or three terminals at the head of the lakes before undertaking the financial responsibility of handling the entire terminal system. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  8. If the primary and secondary coils were wound with the same number of turns of wire then the pressure, or voltage, of the secondary coil at its terminals would be the same as that of the current which flowed through the primary coil. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  9. Similarly, it will be observed that the strain of trade defence was proportioned not to the volume of that trade, but to the number and exposure of its terminals and focal points. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  10. We're going to organize these terminals, hook them to your computer, and then direct that network against the mainframe downstairs. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  11. A single pair of feedback terminals were fitted to his skull. – Human Error by Raymond F. Jones
  12. The most serious problem was connecting the terminals electrically without making holes in the hull of the ship. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  13. Terminals, tunnels and equipment were used regardless of ownership in the effort to get the greatest possible service out of existing facilities. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  14. Terminal elevators at the head of the lakes with a storage capacity of forty- four million bushels and interior Government terminals with ten and one- half million bushels capacity are overflowing already. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  15. Terminals mean more than railroad company tracks. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  16. As she recognised Maryon Rooke's small, squarish handwriting, with its curious contrasts of heavy downstrokes and very light terminals, the colour deepened in her cheeks. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  17. Heretofore there had been government supervision merely; but now for an experiment there would be government operation as well while the management of the remaining terminals would have to be satisfactory to the Government. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  18. In time these great deposits may be worked as oil and coal and gold and silver have been taken from the American Desert, but for the near future the Hudson Bay Railroad will carry little traffic but that received at its terminals. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut