1. Specific location of a point which to attach conductors or measure electricity. "Test terminal," "screw terminal." 2. Fitting for the end of a wire to aid in attachment. "Ring terminal," "crimp terminal," "solderless terminal." 3. A "dumb" computer, such as a Wyse 55, that must be connected to a host or mainframe to function. 4. A program found on many personal computers that allows an advanced user to send and receive modem commands or serial protocols directly.