Translation of terminal in Spanish:


terminal, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtərmənl//ˈtəːmɪn(ə)l/


  • 1

    (of, relating to death)
    (illness/cancer) terminal
    (patient) (en fase) terminal
    (patient) desahuciado
    terminal boredom aburrimiento mortal masculine informal
    • in a state of terminal decline en un estado de irreversible decadencia
    • It is like watching someone dying a slow, painful death - like a terminal cancer.
    • Should the obligation to care for this terminal patient stand in the way of finding cures for the many patients who might suffer in the future?
    • The medal was presented to her shortly before her death from a terminal illness.
    • The authors of the essays in this book offer great insight into the issues surrounding terminal illness and impending death.
    • The family physician has the difficult task of helping the family make decisions about terminal care.
    • Bereavement often begins during a terminal disease phase and continues after the patient's death.
    • Now that the ‘natural death’ amendments have been passed by the legislature, I hope Taiwan will soon have more hospice wards to take care of terminal patients.
    • Under current law, euthanasia is restricted to terminal patients suffering unbearable pain with no hope of improvement, and who request to die when they are of sound mind.
    • This disease is terminal and the death is slow and agonising.
    • So we have decided to do the best we can for her medically and offer her the dignity and compassion that we can, even if we know that what we really are offering is terminal care.
    • For example, someone with terminal cancer might write that they do not want to be put on a respirator (breathing machine) if they stop breathing.
    • These three patients show how chemotherapy can sometimes reverse the catastrophic physiological state of terminal cancer, even in seemingly hopeless cases.
    • We have witnessed the birth of a first child, shared in the delivery of the news of a chronic terminal illness, and have been the last to hold the hand of a loved one.
    • As highlighted in a recent review, the distinction between critical illness and terminal illness is often not easily made.
    • Dying patients' rights to information about their condition are often, in practice, poorly protected in the context of terminal care.
    • People usually assume a terminal illness when thinking about the end of life.
    • Before I was 21, I had already lost one friend to a terminal disease, cancer.
    • Because terminal illness and death are deeply personal experiences, the wishes of the dying patient should be considered.
    • A poor nutritional status by itself is not necessarily a valid indication for gastrostomy placement as it may be the result of an advanced terminal disease.
    • To qualify for the study, participants had to have a life expectancy of six months or less and have terminal cancer or heart disease.
    • I would expect the incidents of terminal diseases such as cancer or heart disease will increase if you don't do anything to prevent it.
    • My illness is classed as life-threatening but not terminal.
    • Specialist hospices for people with advanced dementia, focusing on terminal care, have existed in the United States for some time.
    • A good number of people suffering from terminal illnesses like cancer or HIV infection or neurological problems also have been known to commit suicides.
    • Nova Scotia has no hospices, so patients with terminal cancer must die in hospital or at home.
    • Her chest radiograph showed confluent shadowing associated with terminal disease.
    • Alzheimer's disease is a progressive and terminal illness.
    • He died from terminal pneumonia in the coronary care unit that he had designed many years before.
  • 2

    (at end)
    terminal station estación terminal feminine
    • terminal bonus bono de vencimiento
    • In the former case the charterer gives orders for the employment of the vessel which cannot reasonably be expected to be performed by the final terminal date.
    • As a terminal assessment at the end of the project, the children were asked to write another story about the same picture.
    • However, the pewter in the current exhibition leads one to extend the terminal date proposed by either author.
    • Those statutes set terminal dates for servants arriving without written indentures; in any event they seem to have applied only to English servants.
    • Sometimes, even the terminal degree may be outside the direct disciplinary focus of the hiring department.
    • Pending a detailed examination of the needs of the telecom sector, I propose to extend the terminal date to March 31, 2005.
    • The terminal date of 1914 offers a retrospective view of developments during the previous half-century.


  • 1

    (at airport)
    terminal feminine
    terminal masculine Chile
    train terminal estación terminal feminine
    • But it may take some time yet for passengers to get used to navigating the new terminal, and for now airport staff are on hand to direct passengers around the terminal.
    • You don't know the airport, the terminal, the airline, or the time of the flight.
    • The airport offers both rental cars and courtesy transportation, as well as fuel, parking, a public telephone and restrooms in a passenger terminal and lounge.
    • I checked in at the ferry terminal while my sister parked the car.
    • The transport strike involved around 10,000 workers at 70 bus and road haulage companies and 12 freight terminals.
    • An airline was condemned today for charging a passenger the equivalent of half his airfare to take him from the airport terminal to the plane in a wheelchair.
    • Even so, I for one have long felt that these projects give more than they take by returning the pulse of life to great urban railroad terminals.
    • The North and South coach yards were separated by the engine terminal.
    • This means there's investment in railways and bus terminals as well as increased spending on display signs for motorways and parking.
    • The service can be accessed anywhere in the airport's four terminals for rates ranging from 35 cents a minute to $9 per day.
    • The omnipresence of television is now reflected even in bus terminals, railway stations and, why even hospitals, he points out.
    • And every time I am at Toronto's main railway or bus terminals I have an eye out for stray packages.
    • After landing safely, the passengers had to wait 10 hours in the airport terminal before resuming their journey in a replacement aircraft.
    • The two girls walked out of the station towards the bus terminal.
    • The terminal was reopened and airport operations resumed after a bomb squad used a robot to remove the pipe-shaped object.
    • ‘I ride it through airport terminals, down the jetway and right to the plane,’ Pearl says.
    • The counter is located in the baggage claim area in the airport terminal.
    • The Kansas City airport terminals were evacuated and passengers took shelter in tunnels, but there were no deaths reported in the metropolitan area of over one million people.
    • The airport terminal was a tin-roofed shack that received just one international flight.
    • Passengers at airports and terminals across the country waited for hours for flights that did not materialise.
    • The other features of the City include - a five star hotel, helipad international school, railway station, bus terminal, restaurants and a shopping complex.
    • The peak flow of human traffic from the railway stations and from bus terminals will occur on Thursday.
    • Detectives believe they will try to flee the UK and all ports, airports, ferry terminals and railway stations were alerted to the possibility as soon as officers had details of their identities over a week ago.
    • To those who control the narrow entry and export points - the container terminals - freight shipping is turning out to be liquid gold.
    • Preliminary planning for the facility's airline passenger terminal began early last month.
    • Currently, both international and domestic services use the same terminal at the airport.
    • Interestingly, the biggest and most complex buildings in the country, the airport terminals, get built to time and to budget, but in the private sector.
    • In the name of fighting terrorism, transit riders are now being subjected to random police searches and armed troops are patrolling busy terminals and subway stations.
    • At present, Ukraine's ports are able to process up to 15 per cent more freight than the rail terminals.
    • The consultation document suggested building new terminals at Manchester Airport and raised the tentative prospect of a third runway even though the second one is just two years old.
    • The Government is set to give the go-ahead to the building of a second terminal at Dublin Airport before the summer.
    • Just take a look at the planes that are lined up outside the general aviation terminal at your airport.
    • The new terminal will permit the airport to handle 35 million passengers a year, more than California's entire population.
    • Interchanges between urban transport modes, terminals and stations are the locations where most barriers exist.
    • It called for more rigorous training of the workers who screen passengers entering airport terminals.
  • 2

    terminal masculine
    • Every keystroke on the terminal goes over the network unencrypted.
    • Pollsters sit in front of a computer terminal and enter the responses they're given.
    • The latest phase of the installation will include terminals that offer email and internet services.
    • A data processing terminal sends control commands to an external device to control the external device.
    • Early terminals provided just a user interface, leaving the processing to powerful mainframes.
    • Photographs of works may be displayed on the Museum's website or a computer terminal in the exhibition for educational purposes.
    • In manual processing you have to enter credit card information manually through an offline terminal.
    • Once the author finds an appropriate photo, the image is called up and displayed at the workstation terminal.
    • A very well groomed young woman sat at a computer terminal working on a spreadsheet.
    • A small information centre where there are a few terminals for net surfing as well as terminals for computer games are also part of the library.
    • Participants pay by touching a payment terminal at the checkout register.
    • Crooks are preying on people using public access terminals for Internet banking.
    • She moved to the forward curved wall of the room and hummed quietly to herself as she tapped out a few commands on the computer terminal.
    • Well, they have removed the round lunch tables from half of the press room and filled it all with rows of computer desks and terminals.
    • Commanders of lower tactical units will use portable computer terminals to receive satellite-supplied information.
    • I especially liked the computer terminals displaying the locations of various spaceships.
    • Other sessions were held in a traditional pharmaceutics lab that included several networked computer terminals.
    • People had rushed to phones and computer terminals to call or e-mail loved ones to tell them that they were safe, she said, but added that the atmosphere was ‘solemn’.
    • Earlier we had even been allowed to briefly crowd into a tiny VIP room overlooking the actual computer terminals and huge data displays on the walls.
    • Each morning intelligence analysts log on at their computer terminals and enter the Dictionary system.
  • 3

    terminal masculine
    polo masculine
    • An anode terminal is electrically connected to the portion of the anode lead wire extending from the anode body.
    • For that reason, it is generally not a good idea to connect the two terminals of a battery to one another directly.
    • The positive and negative terminals of a battery are always, respectively, positive and negative.
    • Electrons collect on the negative terminal of the battery.
    • Solemnly we counted down, and he connected the wire to the terminals of the lorry battery that powered the whole thing.
    • I remember that last time I used it there was a crusty build up on the battery terminals, which is still there, so I wonder whether that could be the problem.
    • Its positive terminal is connected to the anode and its negative terminal to the cathode where the reduction of the metal ion takes place.
    • When you hook up a battery's two terminals to a circuit, the battery forces electrons to flow through the circuit from one terminal to the other.
    • And then I must have jiggled the machine slightly, causing the battery to make a proper connection with the terminals, because I suddenly got god knows how many volts straight across my forearm.
    • An electrical connection between a high voltage terminal and a spark plug head.
    • A circuit arrangement for supplying a discharge lamp with a direct current includes input terminals for connection to a supply voltage source.
    • The source of electricity will have two terminals: a positive terminal and a negative terminal.
    • Both have wires that attach to the battery terminals.
    • Circuit breakers with plug-in-style quick-connect terminals simplify installation and replacement, and they may also be soldered.
    • It didn't have a discharge button and I wasn't about to experiment with short-circuiting the battery terminals.
    • The at least two terminals include two current control terminals for connection at two locations in another circuit.
    • And yet, in Wales, at least in this part of Wales, it's been like nothing so much as having been wired to the terminals of a dead battery.
    • The zinc and the copper are the anode and cathode terminals of your potato battery.
    • To test a spark plug, I put the ohmmeter probes on the center electrode and the wire terminal.