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termination

[‚tər·mə′nā·shən]
(chemistry)
The steps that end a chain reaction by destroying or rendering inactive the reactive intermediates.
(electromagnetism)
Load connected to a transmission line or other device; to avoid wave reflections, it must match the characteristic of the line or device.
In waveguide technique, the point at which energy flowing along a waveguide continues in a nonwaveguide mode of propagation.

Termination

An ornamental element that finishes off an architectural feature.

termination

An ornamental element which finishes off an architectural feature such as a dripstone.

termination

The point where a line, channel or circuit ends. See SCSI termination and hybrid.