- junction box,
- junction city,
- junction nevus,
- junction transistor,
- junctional epithelium
Origin of junction
Examples from the Web for junction
Neither Nichols nor Fortier were in Junction City, Kansas, home of the Dreamland.
“And, by the way, take your time in sending to the operator at the Junction,” he added.The Young Railroaders|Francis Lovell Coombs
July 17 they arrive at the junction of the Grand and Green rivers, having traversed about eight hundred and four miles.
They left the telegraph road at the junction of the Stevenson and Alberga creeks on the 4th of August, 1873.The Australian Explorers|George Grimm
- 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.