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Another word for junction

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Noun
  1. The act or fact of coming together

    See also:

    connect

  2. A point or position at which two or more things are joined

      1. A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation:
      2. A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
      3. A joining or being joined; coupling; union
      1. (Chemistry) Facilitation or acceleration of one chemical process due to the presence or action of another.
      2. A flexible or rigid mechanical device or part for joining parts together, as two shafts
      3. The act of linking together or forming couples.
      1. A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
      2. The way in which two things are joined at such a part
      3. One of the parts or sections of a jointed whole
      1. A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
      2. (Linguis.) The transition from one speech sound to the next, either within a word, as between (t) and (r) in nitrate (close juncture), or marking the boundaries between words, as between (t) and (r) in night rate (open juncture)
      3. The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
      1. The material between the margin of each of the joined pieces and its outer edge
      2. A similar line, ridge, or groove made by fitting, joining, or lapping together two sections along their edges.
      3. A line formed by the joining together of any separate pieces; line marking adjoining edges, as of boards
      1. An organization at a college or university that provides facilities for recreation; a student union.
      2. In England, a former combination of parishes for the joint administration of relief for the poor; also, a workhouse kept up by such a union
      3. A labor union.
    See also:

    connect

Another word for junction

Noun
  1. A meeting

      1. A device that links or connects.
      2. A method or device for joining two electric circuits for the transference of energy from one to the other
      3. The act of joining together, pairing, copulating, etc.
      1. A negotiating policy of making agreement on one issue dependent on progress toward another objective.
      2. (Biol.) The tendency of some genes to remain together and act as a unit (linkage group) in inheritance, generally in the same chromosome
      3. (Linguistics) A set of definitely related languages for which no proto-language can be derived, typically a group of languages within a family that have formed a sprachbund.
    See also:

    joint

    union

  2. A place of meeting, especially of roads

      1. (By analogy) A decision point; a turning point or opportunity to change direction, course, or goal.
      2. A place where one road crosses another; an intersection of two or more roads.
      3. (Nonstandard) A fork in the road.
      1. A gathering, flowing, or meeting together at one juncture or point:
      2. The point of juncture of such streams.
      3. The combined stream formed by this juncture.
      1. Either end of a transportation line, as for an airplane, bus, or railroad, including servicing facilities, etc.
      2. A connective device or point in or attached to an electric circuit or conductor
      3. A station at any important point or junction of a transportation line
      1. The act of collocating or the state of being collocated.
      2. A collocating or being collocated; specif., an arrangement, as of words in a sentence
      3. An arrangement or juxtaposition of words or other elements, especially those that commonly co-occur, as rancid butter, bosom buddy, or dead serious.
      1. A place at which a river, railroad, or highway, for example, may be crossed:
      2. The act of passing across, thwarting, interbreeding, etc.
      3. An intersection, as of railroad lines or streets
      1. A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.
      2. The point or line where two lines or surfaces meet or cross
      3. (Mathematics) The point or locus of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
      1. A junction, as a cloverleaf, which allows movement of traffic between highways on different levels
      2. A highway intersection designed to permit traffic to move freely from one road to another without crossing another line of traffic.
      3. (Rail transport) A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.
      1. A circular street at the intersection of several streets with vehicles traveling in one direction only, designed to facilitate the flow of traffic; rotary
      2. (US) an intersection with a circular shape and, usually, a central island
      3. A circular one-way road at a junction of thoroughfares, facilitating an uninterrupted flow of traffic.
      1. A part or device that rotates around an axis.
      2. Usually with a capital initial, short for Rotary movement, an international club for community service.
      3. Traffic circle
    See also:

    crossing