[juhngk-shuh n] /ˈdʒʌŋk ʃən/
an act of ; combining.
the state of being ; union.
a place or point where two or more things are , as a seam or joint.
a place or point where two or more things meet or converge.
a place or station where railroad lines meet, cross, or diverge.
an intersection of streets, highways, or roads.
something that other things together:
He used the device as a junction between the branch circuit and the main power lines.
a place where several routes, lines, or roads meet, link, or cross each other: a railway junction
a point on a motorway where traffic may leave or join it
a connection between two or more conductors or sections of transmission lines
the act of joining or the state of being joined
1711, “act of joining,” from Latin iunctionem (nominative iunctio), noun of action from past participle stem of iungere “to join together” (see jugular). Meaning “place where things meet” first attested 1836, American English, originally in reference to railroad tracks.
junction junc·tion (jŭngk’shən)
[juhngk-shuh n] /ˈdʒʌŋk ʃən/ noun 1. an act of ; combining. 2. the state of being ; union. 3. a place or point where two or more things are , as a seam or joint. 4. a place or point where two or more things meet or converge. 5. a place or station where railroad […]
- Junctional epithelium
junctional epithelium n. A circular arrangement of epithelial cells occurring at the base of the gingival sulcus and attached to both the tooth and the subepithelial connective tissue.
noun, Electricity. 1. an enclosure that houses electric wires or cables that are joined together and protects the connections. noun 1. an earthed enclosure within which wires or cables can be safely connected junction box (jŭngk’shən) An enclosure within which electric circuits, such as the electrical wiring for different sections of a building, are connected […]
noun 1. a city in NE Kansas.