an enclosure that houses electric wires or cables that are joined together and protects the connections.
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How to use junction box in a sentence
Hyundai says software in a junction box may not be properly interpreting signals.Unemployment benefit claims increase for third straight week | | September 30, 2021 | Washington Post
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
If a tall lad tapped in on the junction box early in the night his footprints will be frozen close to the ground.
But, Delaney, how could a man tap in on that junction-box and never leave prints in the snow?
Such a junction box, with the through cable and the tap cable in place, is illustrated in Fig. 450.Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2 | Kempster Miller
British Dictionary definitions for junction box
an earthed enclosure within which wires or cables can be safely connected
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Scientific definitions for junction box
An enclosure within which electric circuits, such as the electrical wiring for different sections of a building, are connected to other circuits, such as outside power sources. Junction boxes are very common in telecommunications circuitry and are used to protect the connections and provide easy access to them.
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