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Another word for juncture

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

      1. A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
      2. A telephone or telegraph line between points
      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. (Bot.) A point where a branch or leaf grows out of the stem
      2. One of the parts or sections of a jointed whole
      3. A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
      1. A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
      2. The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
      3. A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
      1. A line across a surface, as a crack, fissure, or wrinkle.
      2. A line of junction formed by sewing together two pieces of material along their margins.
      3. A line formed by the joining together of any separate pieces; line marking adjoining edges, as of boards
      1. 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
      2. A device for joining together parts, as of a machine; esp., a coupling for linking the ends of pipes
      3. A labor union.
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  2. A particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

      1. A food or beverage designed for quick preparation.
      2. A point or very short space of time; moment
      3. A particular moment
      1. An occasion affording an opportunity:
      2. (Physics) The product of a quantity, such as force or mass, and its perpendicular distance from a reference point.
      3. The tendency to cause rotation about a point or axis.
      1. The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
      2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
      3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
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  3. A decisive point

      1. Any crucial period
      2. A critical stage, period, or year:
      3. A critical period or year in a person's life when major changes in health or fortune are thought to take place.
      1. A crucial or decisive point or situation, especially a difficult or unstable situation involving an impending change.
      2. A time of, or a state of affairs involving, great danger or trouble, often one which threatens to result in unpleasant consequences
      3. A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
      1. A time in which important changes occur or major decisions must be made
      2. A small, usually rural community situated at an intersection of two or more roads:
      3. A crossroads (place where one road crosses another)
      1. An urgent requirement; a pressing need:
      2. A situation calling for immediate action or attention
      3. A pressing or urgent situation:
      1. (Anatomy) The rounded proximal end of a long bone:
      2. The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
      3. A portrait or representation of a person's head.
      1. A motion of the hand or the waving of a wand:
      2. A condition or situation, often critical in nature; a predicament:
      3. A motion of the hands that is meant to deceive, as in card tricks or magic; sleight of hand
      1. A point at which something changes direction
      2. A point in time when a decisive change occurs
      3. The point at which a very significant change occurs; a decisive moment.
      1. Any crucial or decisive moment
      2. The hour or moment at which a military attack or other important operation is to begin
      3. The scheduled time for the start of an operation or action, especially a combat operation of great size.
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Another word for juncture