|n.||1.||One who, or that which, terminates.|
|2.||(Astron.) The dividing line between the illuminated and the unilluminated part of the moon.|
|Noun||1.||terminator - someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)|
|(electronics)||terminator - A resistor connected to a signal wire in a bus
or network for the purpose of impedance matching to prevent
For example, a 50 ohm resistor connected across the end of an Ethernet cable. SCSI chains and some LocalTalk wiring schemes also require terminators.