HyperDic: junction

English > 5 senses of the word junction:
NOUNartifactjunctionthe place where two or more things come together
statejunction, conjunction, conjugation, colligationthe state of being joined together
shapejunction, articulation, join, joint, juncturethe shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
artifactjunction, conjunctionsomething that joins or connects
actjunction, adjunctionan act of joining or adjoining things
junction > pronunciation
Soundsjhah'ngkshahn
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English > junction: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe place where two or more things come together.
NarrowerT-junctionA junction where two roads or pipes etc. meet / meet to form a T
interchangeA junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefourA junction where one street or road crosses another
railway junctionA junction where two or more railway lines meet / meet or cross
traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundaboutA road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Spanishconfluencia
English > junction: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being joined together.
Synonymsconjunction, conjugation, colligation
Narroweranastomosis, inosculationA natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
synapseThe junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
Broaderunion, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
Spanishconjunción, unión
Catalanconjunció
English > junction: 5 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningThe shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made.
Synonymsarticulation, join, joint, juncture
Narroweresophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junctionThe junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
Broaderconnection, connexion, linkA connecting shape
Spanisharticulación, juntura, unión
Catalanarticulació, unió
English > junction: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningSomething that joins or connects.
Synonymconjunction
Narrowercontact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
jointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together
junction barrier, barrier stripA junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs
splice, splicingA junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together
thermojunctionA junction between two dissimilar / dissimilar metals across which a voltage appears
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishconjunción
Catalanconjunció
English > junction: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAn act of joining or adjoining things.
Synonymadjunction
Broaderjoining, connection, connexionThe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Spanishadjunción, agregación, anexión
Catalanagregació, annexió
Verbsjoincause to become joined / joined or linked

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