Terminator

Technology / Computers / Terminator: A device attached to the end-points of a bus network or daisy-chain. The purpose of the terminator is to absorb signals so that they do not reflect back down the line. Ethernet networks require a terminator at both ends of the bus, and SCSI chains require a single terminator at the end of the chain. A character that indicates the end of a string. In the C programming language, the null character serves as a terminator.

Terminator Seeds

Business / Agriculture / Terminator Seeds: A descriptive term used by some for seeds that have been genetically engineered to produce a crop whose first generation produces sterile seeds, thus preventing a second generation from being grown fr MORE

Termite Inspection

Business / Real Estate / Termite Inspection: A visable check of a property for the presence of termites. Usually performed by a licensed exterminator. Buyers often make a termite inspection a condition of a sales contract, and require a pest con MORE

Rna Polymerase

Science / Biology / Rna Polymerase: During transcription, an enzyme that attaches to the promoter region of the DNA template, joins nucleotides to form the synthesized strand of RNA and detaches from the template when it reaches the ter MORE

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