the place where two or more things come together
junction, conjunction, conjugation, colligation(noun)
the state of being joined together
articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)
the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
something that joins or connects
an act of joining or adjoining things
The act of joining, or the state of being joined.
A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.
The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals
The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.
Origin: From iunctio, from iungo.
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
the place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross
Origin: [L. junctio, fr. jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. jonction. See Join.]
Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,618 at the 2000 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jungk′shun, n. a joining, a union or combination: place or point of union. [Join.]
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'junction' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3068
Rank popularity for the word 'junction' in Nouns Frequency: #1606
The numerical value of junction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of junction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The truth exists at the junction between good and bad.
I heard a huge crash at the busy junction and as I ran, I heard another blast at a restaurant ahead of me. The whole place was covered by smoke.
That’s why we built 285, y’ all, it’s the bypass. This morning, Atlanta’s MARTA transit system increased rail services to accommodate the expected increase in travelers. By mid-day MARTA CEO Keith Parker was reporting a 25 percent surge in ridership. With highway capacity already at a premium, the I-85 closure comes at a time of peak demand. This weekend, spring break gets underway for many area school students. And Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves will inaugurate their new stadium with a preseason game. During construction of the new stadium, critics questioned the impact the facility would have on traffic at its location near the junction of I-285 and I-75 in suburban Cobb County. Now that I-75 is the only northbound interstate out of downtown Atlanta, traffic plans will be put to the test. Despite the inconvenience, some residents and officials are putting Thursday’s disaster in perspective.
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Translations for junction
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- Kreuzung, Knotenpunkt, GrenzzoneGerman
- 接合, 合流点, ジャンクション, 接点Japanese
- voeg, naad, knooppunt, aansluiting, verbindingspunt, samenvloeiing, las, samenkomstDutch
- junção, juntaPortuguese
- соединение, объединение, перекрёстокRussian
- спо̑ј, spȏjSerbo-Croatian
- vägkors, knutpunktSwedish
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