What does junction mean?

Definitions for junction
ˈdʒʌŋk ʃənjunc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. junction(noun)

    the place where two or more things come together

  2. junction, conjunction, conjugation, colligation(noun)

    the state of being joined together

  3. articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)

    the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

  4. junction, conjunction(noun)

    something that joins or connects

  5. junction, adjunction(noun)

    an act of joining or adjoining things

Wiktionary

  1. junction(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From iunctio, from iungo.

  2. junction(Noun)

    A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.

    Etymology: From iunctio, from iungo.

  3. junction(Noun)

    The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals

    Etymology: From iunctio, from iungo.

  4. junction(Noun)

    The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.

    Etymology: From iunctio, from iungo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junction(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L. junctio, fr. jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. jonction. See Join.]

  2. Junction(noun)

    the place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross

    Etymology: [L. junctio, fr. jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. jonction. See Join.]

Freebase

  1. Junction

    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

  1. Junction

    jungk′shun, n. a joining, a union or combination: place or point of union. [Join.]

Editors Contribution

  1. junction

    A place where a number of roads or forms of transport connect.

    The junction at the village was easily navigated.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'junction' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3068

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'junction' in Nouns Frequency: #1606

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How to say junction in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of junction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of junction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of junction in a Sentence

  1. Ismail Olad:

    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.

  2. Shane Oliver:

    The trade war issue is coming up to a critical junction because of that impending implementation of those tariffs.

  3. Thiruman Archunan:

    The truth exists at the junction between good and bad.

  4. Public Safety commissioner:

    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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