Definition of

Junction

  1. (noun, act) an act of joining or adjoining things
  2. (noun, artifact) the place where two or more things come together
  3. (noun, artifact) something that joins or connects
  4. (noun, shape) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  5. (noun, state) the state of being joined together

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Origin of the word Junction

  1. 1711, "act of joining," from L. junctionem (nom. junctio), noun of action from jungere "to join" (see jugular). Meaning "place where things meet" first attested 1841, originally in ref. to railroad tracks. more

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