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  1. junc·tion
    IPA[ˈjəNG(k)SH(ə)n]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: junction, plural noun: junctions

    • noun

      a point where two or more things are joined:

      a place where two or more roads or railway lines meet:

    • noun

      a specialized connection of two adjacent animal cell membranes such that the space usually lying between them is absent.
    • a city in western Colorado, at the junction of the Colorado (formerly the Grand) and Gunnison rivers; population 49,688 (est. 2008).
    • noun

      an electrical device in which two superconducting metals are separated by a thin layer of insulator, across which an electric current may flow in the absence of a potential difference. The current may be made to oscillate in proportion to an applied potential difference.
    • noun

      a box containing a junction of electric wires or cables.
    • noun

      a complex multi-level road junction (in the UK, applied typically to a major traffic interchange on the M6 near Birmingham):

      a tangle of overlapping and intertwining lengths or parts:

    • noun

      an electrical device in which two superconducting metals are separated by a thin layer of insulator, across which an electric current may flow in the absence of a potential difference. The current may be made to oscillate in proportion to an applied potential difference.
    • noun

      a junction in the shape of a ‘T’, in particular a road junction at which one road joins another at right angles without crossing it:
    • noun

      a box containing a junction of electric wires or cables.
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