Definition of Junction

1. Noun. The place where two or more things come together.

2. Noun. The state of being joined together.
Exact synonyms: Colligation, Conjugation, Conjunction
Specialized synonyms: Anastomosis, Inosculation, Synapse
Generic synonyms: Unification, Union
Derivative terms: Colligate

3. Noun. The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made.
Exact synonyms: Articulation, Join, Joint, Juncture
Specialized synonyms: Esophagogastric Junction, Oesophagogastric Junction
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Link
Derivative terms: Articulate, Joint, Joint, Joint, Join

4. Noun. Something that joins or connects.

5. Noun. An act of joining or adjoining things.
Exact synonyms: Adjunction
Generic synonyms: Connection, Connexion, Joining
Derivative terms: Adjoin, Join

Definition of Junction

1. n. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths.

Definition of Junction

1. Noun. The act of joining, or the state of being joined. ¹

2. Noun. A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet. ¹

3. Noun. The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) The place where a distributary departs from the main stream. ¹

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Definition of Junction

1. a place where things join [n -S]

Medical Definition of Junction

1. 1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths. 2. The place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross. Junction plate, the switch, or movable, rails, connecting one line of track with another. Origin: L. Junctio, fr. Jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. Jonction. See Join. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Junction

junction (current term)
junction barrier
junction detector
junction detectors
junction diode
junction diodes
junction nevus
junction of lips
junction potential
junction rectifier
junction transistor
junction transistors
junctional basal lamina
junctional complex

Literary usage of Junction

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1913)
"In November, 1907, the junction Company sold the belt line to the East Chicago Belt Railroad Company, retaining о the tracks which had been leased by the ..."

2. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"80</2 M. Coupar Angus (Royal) is the junction of the line to Blairgowrie (p. ... 105 M. Guthrie junction is the starting-point of a line to (8 M.) Arbroath ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"He found that, when the temperature of the hot junction in a circuit of iron ... The higher the temperature of the colder junction, so long as it is less ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by James Russell, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1837)
"and intituled " an act for confirming certain articles of agreement entered into between the Company of Proprietors of the Grand junction Canal and certain ..."

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