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Origin of junction
synonym study for junction
OTHER WORDS FROM junctionjunc·tion·al, adjectivein·ter·junc·tion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH junctionjunction , juncture (see synonym study at the current entry)
Words nearby junction
Example sentences from the Web for junction
It was founded in 1812 at the junction of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers.
Few people outside Georgia had even heard of the regional railroad junction town before the start of the war.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Toledo is a tough city, a factory town, a freight train junction, a lake steamer port.
The vehicle landed and traveled another 82 feet before striking a telephone junction box.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006|Michael Daly|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Easily overlooked at a road junction is a small hand-painted sign, Aout, 1944.
Her friend asked her to meet her at a nearby junction, but disappeared.
It was found afterwards that the rebels meant to fight the two British forces in detail before they could effect a junction.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The upper block was left a little thicker, the junction or root of the neck necessitating this.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Parliament had sanctioned a junction, but not such a junction, the Midland said, as it was proposed to make.
Trieste and Grz were taken; the junction with Marmont was speedily effected, and the combined forces hurried on towards Vienna.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
It lay three miles below town, at the junction of the north and south branches of Coldriver.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions 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