Definition of Terminal figure

1. Noun. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.

Exact synonyms: Term, Terminus
Generic synonyms: Statue
Category relationships: Architecture



Definition of Terminal figure

1. Noun. A statue carvedĀ out of the top of a square pillar, used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terminal Figure

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terminal addition enzyme
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terminal figure (current term)
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Literary usage of Terminal figure

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and edited by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"A terminal figure, especially one of the sort called by the Greeks Hermes ... A terminal figure is a decorative figure in which a head, or a head and bust, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"A terminal figure, especially one of the sort called by the Greeks Hermes (which see ... A terminal figure is a decorative figure in which a head, ..."

3. Elementary Mathematical Tables by Alexander Macfarlane (1890)
"If the number of three figures is less than 317, we have to find the square of the third figure, and append the terminal figure to the entry of the table, ..."

4. Miscellaneous Notes and Queries (1892)
"It may be remarked in passing that as the terminal figure of a is 9, the terminal figure of one number must be 1, 3, 7, or 9, and the terminal figure of the ..."

5. Catalogue of the Roman Pottery in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1908)
"Part of panel with borders of beads, in which is a male terminal figure to the front, with r. hand on 1. hip, and 1. arm over his head, holding a loop of ..."

6. Pompeii: Its History, Buildings, and Antiquities: Its History, Buildings by Thomas Henry Dyer (1867)
"Both a consular and a terminal figure were found here, but there is no reason for supposing that one of the latter was placed before each column of the ..."

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