What is terminal figure?

  • (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.
    Synonyms: terminus, term

Famous quotes containing the words figure and/or terminal:

    When my outward action doth demonstrate
    The native act and figure of my heart
    In compliment extern, ‘tis not long after
    But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
    For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)