junction

Definitions:

  • The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
  • A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
  • A transition layer or boundary between two different materials or between physically different regions in a single material, especially.
  • A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
  • The interface between two different semiconductor regions in a semiconductor device.
  • A mechanical or alloyed contact between different metals or other materials, as in a thermocouple.
  • The act or operation of joining; the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition: as, the <em>junction</em> of two armies or detachments.
  • A place or point of union or meeting; especially, the point or locality where two or more lines of any kind come into union: as, a town
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Connection</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="union">union</internalXref>.
  • The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition
  • The place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross.
  • a covering or break-join plate riveted to and uniting the edges of sheets which make a butt joint.
  • the switch, or movable, rails, connecting one line of track with another.
  • The act of <xref>joining</xref>, or the state of being <xref>joined</xref>.
  • A place where two things <xref>meet</xref>, especially where two <xref>roads</xref> meet.
  • The <xref>boundary</xref> between two <xref>physically</xref> <xref>different</xref> <xref>materials</xref>, especially between <xref>conductors</xref>, <xref>semiconductors</xref>, or <xref>metals</xref>.
  • The place where a <xref>distributary</xref> departs from the <xref>main</xref> <xref>stream</xref>.
  • the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  • the state of being joined together
  • something that joins or connects
  • an act of joining or adjoining things
  • the place where two or more things come together
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