from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A term that has a specialized or restricted meaning within a particular field or trade.
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- noun A term whose use or meaning is specific to a particular field of endeavor.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Translation of New Latin terminus artis : terminus, boundary, term + artis, genitive of ars, art, science, trade.]
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