Origin of junction
Synonyms for junction
- a contact between two different metals or other materialsa thermocouple junction
- a transition region between regions of differing electrical properties in a semiconductora p-n junction
Word Origin for junction
1711, "act of joining," from Latin iunctionem (nominative iunctio), noun of action from past participle stem of iungere "to join together" (see jugular). Meaning "place where things meet" first attested 1836, American English, originally in reference to railroad tracks.