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Definition of "junction" []

  • The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined. (noun)
  • A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates. (noun)
  • A transition layer or boundary between two different materials or between physically different regions in a single material, especially: (noun)
  • A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line. (noun)
  • The interface between two different semiconductor regions in a semiconductor device. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "junction" in a sentence
  • "Just before the junction is an excellent roadside family-run restaurant, El Carrizal, where everything is cooked to order, well presented and the service is quick and friendly."
  • "Dead fox junction is like, wildwest sort of thing?"
  • "The junction is almost at the El Salto turn off and very near the La Canada restaurant."