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Definition 1: an act of joining or adjoining things - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for junction in the sense of this definition

(junction is a kind of ...) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

"the joining of hands around the table" "there was a connection via the internet"

Definition 2: the place where two or more things come together - [noun denoting artifact]

(junction is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction where one street or road crosses another

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction where two or more railway lines meet or cross

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction where two roads or pipes etc. meet to form a T

(... is a kind of junction ) a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

"the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

Definition 3: something that joins or connects - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for junction in the sense of this definition

(junction is a kind of ...) an instrumentality that connects

"he soldered the connection" "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

(... is a kind of junction ) (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

"they forget to solder the contacts"

(... is a kind of junction ) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together

"the break was due to an imperfect splice"

(... is a kind of junction ) a junction between two dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears

Definition 4: the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for junction in the sense of this definition

(junction is a kind of ...) a connecting shape

(... is a kind of junction ) the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium

Definition 5: the state of being joined together - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for junction in the sense of this definition

(junction is a kind of ...) the state of being joined or united or linked

"there is strength in union"

(... is a kind of junction ) a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

(... is a kind of junction ) 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"

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