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:

    The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I’m not sure it’ll ever be able to figure itself out. Everything else, maybe, from the atom to the universe, everything except itself.
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902–1977)

    All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
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