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junction

junc·tion

junction

 
pronunciation:
juhngk shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a point or place where things are joined together.
There was a small leak at the junction of the two pipes.
synonyms:
join, juncture, meeting
similar words:
bond, conjuncture, joint, joke, link, splice, union
definition 2: the act of joining or state of being joined.
synonyms:
conjunction, connection, convergence, intersection, joining, juncture, juxtaposition, meeting, unification
similar words:
bond, conjuncture, link, splice, union, yoke
definition 3: a place where two or more roads, railways, rivers, or the like meet or converge.
Somehow we missed the junction for the turnpike.There was an accident at the junction of Highway 12 and North Creek Road.We used to go down to the junction just to watch the trains come in.
synonyms:
conjuncture, convergence, intersection, juncture, meeting
similar words:
cloverleaf, interchange, link, union
definition 4: something acting to join other things together; connection.
synonyms:
connection, joining, juncture
similar words:
bond, link, splice, union, yoke
definition 5: (chiefly British) a point at which a vehicle may exit or access an expressway.
derivation: junctional (adj.)
Word Parts
The word junction contains the following part:
junct Latin root that means join