• IPA: /ˈdʒʌŋkʃən/

junction (plural junctions)

  1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined.
  2. A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.
  3. The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals.
  4. (nautical) The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.
  5. (rail transport) A place where two or more railways or railroads meet.
  6. (radio, television) A point in time between two unrelated consecutive broadcasts.
    • 2007, Gary Hudson, Sarah Rowlands, The Broadcast Journalism Handbook (page 336)
      Even rolling news has junctions to meet - headlines on the hour or half-hour, or links to live events, for example.
  7. (computing, Microsoft Windows) A kind of symbolic link to a directory.
  8. (programming) In the Raku programming language, a construct representing a composite of several values connected by an operator.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Grenzzone
  • Russian: соедине́ние

junction (junctions, present participle junctioning; past and past participle junctioned)

  1. (of roads or tracks) To form a junction.

Proper noun
  1. A village in Gallatin County, Illinois.
  2. A city/county seat in Kimble County, Texas.
  3. A small town/county seat in Piute County, Utah.
  4. An unincorporated community in Clark County, Wisconsin.

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