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terminator

(tûr′mə-nā′tər)
n.
A sequence of nucleotides that signals the end of transcription or translation and the completion of the synthesis of a nucleic acid or protein molecule.
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Now Grace, Carl, and Sarah Connor must work together to save Dani from a Rev-9 model (Gabriel Luna), a dangerous new terminator sent by Skynet to destroy her.
His requirements for a new "Terminator" film started and stopped with wanting to make sure Schwarzenegger came back.
Enter Hamilton as Connor, 35 years after her first appearance in 1984's 'The Terminator' and packing some serious firepower.
Linda was first seen back in character as Sarah Connor for the Terminator reboot when she was spotted in Spain in the summer.
This is while the Syrian terminator has been designed to back up other tanks of the Syrian army.
Playing the good-guy T-800 cyborg from Terminator 2: Judgment Day (with CGI glimpses of his ruthless killer from the first movie), he's now learned the rudiments of small talk -- "Nice to see you" -- and attempts a truly scary smile from time to time, but his hilarious stiltedness (which is also Arnie's beefy immobility) is still the film's trump card.
Released in 1984, The Terminator tapped into timely concerns about nuclear warfare to explore a bleak future in which machines have rebelled against mankind and rendered our species almost obsolete.
From Emilia Clarke taking on the new role of Sarah Connor which sees the character back in 1984, and much different to her former waitress self, to Lena Headey as the star of the spin-off show The Terminator: Sarah Connor's Chronicles for two seasons, to Linda Hamilton, the original Sarah Connor from The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, who would be your favourite Sarah Connor?
The Austrian-born actor and former California governor lent his persona as the famed Terminator from the movie franchise to the Israeli-developed community-based traffic and navigation app.
As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine -- Arnold Schwarzenegger -- are back for another go-around in "Terminator: Genisys.''
A new game about "Terminator: Genisys" is reportedly in development along with other games from the franchise.