A terminal is just a keyboard and a screen that are connected to the computer through the network, over a modem, or directly. Your keyboard and monitor form a terminal that is directly attached to the computer: This special terminal is often also called the console.
In some sense:
A terminal is a text terminal display
And a X is graphical (or ["GUI"]) terminal display (["XFree86"])
[http://packages.debian.org/unstable/gnome/gnome-terminal.html Gnome terminal, a terminal for Gnome environment ].
http://linux.org.mt/article/terminal . See ["Bash"].