Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Terminate may refer to any of the following:

1. Terminate is a term used to describe the process of stopping a running software program or permanently removing a program from a computer.

Tip: In Windows you can terminate a process through the Task Manager.

2. When referring to SCSI, termination is a connector that's added to the end of a SCSI chain to let the SCSI bus know when to stop looking for devices.

Expire, Kill, Delete, Hardware terms, Software terms