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1. The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
2. A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
3. A transition layer or boundary between two different materials or between physically different regions in a single material, especially:
a. A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
b. The interface between two different semiconductor regions in a semiconductor device.
c. A mechanical or alloyed contact between different metals or other materials, as in a thermocouple.
[Latin iūnctiō, iūnctiōn-, from iūnctus, past participle of iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
1. a place where several routes, lines, or roads meet, link, or cross each other: a railway junction.
2. a point on a motorway where traffic may leave or join it
3. (Electronics) electronics
a. a contact between two different metals or other materials: a thermocouple junction.
b. a transition region between regions of differing electrical properties in a semiconductor: a p-n junction.
4. (Electronics) a connection between two or more conductors or sections of transmission lines
5. the act of joining or the state of being joined
[C18: from Latin junctiō a joining, from junctus joined, from jungere to join]
1. an act of joining or the state of being joined.
2. a place or point where two or more things meet, converge, or are joined.
3. a place or station where railroad lines meet, cross, or diverge.
4. an intersection of roads.
5. something that joins other things together.
syn: junction, juncture refer to a place, line, or point at which two or more things join. A junction is also a place where things come together: the junction of two rivers. A juncture is a line or point at which two bodies are joined, or a point of exigency or crisis in time: the juncture of the head and neck; a critical juncture in a struggle.
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|Noun||1.||junction - the place where two or more things come together|
interchange - a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
carrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection, crossing - a junction where one street or road crosses another
railway junction - a junction where two or more railway lines meet or cross
T-junction - a junction where two roads or pipes etc. meet to form a T
rotary, roundabout, traffic circle, circle - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
|2.||junction - the state of being joined together|
anastomosis, inosculation - a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
synapse - the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle; "nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters"
|3.||junction - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made|
esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
|4.||junction - something that joins or connects|
connecter, connector, connective, connection, connexion - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
barrier strip, junction barrier - a junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs
splice, splicing - a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together; "the break was due to an imperfect splice"
thermojunction - a junction between two dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears
|5.||junction - an act of joining or adjoining things|
مُفْتَرَق طُرُق، مُلْتَقى طُرُقمُلْتَقَى طُرُقٌ
chỗ giao nhau
a place at which things (eg railway lines) join. a railway junction; There was an accident at the junction of Park Road and School Lane. verbinding, vereniging, saamvloeiing, sameloop, ineenvloeiing (riviere), aansluiting مُفْتَرَق طُرُق، مُلْتَقى طُرُق ж.п. възел junção křižovatka der Knotenpunkt, die Kreuzung knudepunkt; vejkryds συμβολή, κόμβοςempalme ühenduskoht, (raudtee)sõlm محل تقاطع risteys jonction צמת, צומת जंक्शन raskrižje csomópont persimpangan vegamót raccordo, incrocio 連絡駅 합류점, 교차점 susikirtimas, sandūra, mazgas dzelzceļa mezgls; (ceļu) krustojums persimpangan kruispuntveikryss; knutepunktwęzeł, skrzyżowanie ديوځاى كيدوځاى، دوصل كيدوځاى، هغه ځاى چه هلته دوه يا ډيردموټرياريل سړكونه يوځاى كيږى junção joncţiune узел; перекресток križovatka križišče raskrsnica knutpunkt, järnvägs-, vägkorsning ชุมทาง; ทางแยก kavşak 平交道，十字路口 залізничний вузол; вузлова станція دو یا زیادہ اشیا کا نقطئہ اتصال chỗ giao nhau 交叉点，汇合处
junction→ مُلْتَقَى طُرُقٌ křižovatka knudepunkt Kreuzung διασταύρωση cruce risteys carrefour raskrižje incrocio 交差点 교차로 kruising kryss połączenie cruzamento пересечение korsning ทางแยก kavşak chỗ giao nhau 汇合处
n. unión, entronque, punto de contacto de dos partes.