Meaning of junction

junc•tion

Pronunciation: ( jungk'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of joining; combining.
  2. the state of being joined; union.
  3. a place or point where two or more things are joined, as a seam or joint.
  4. a place or point where two or more things meet or converge.
  5. a place or station where railroad lines meet, cross, or diverge.
  6. an intersection of streets, highways, or roads.
  7. something that joins other things together: He used the device as a junction between the branch circuit and the main power lines.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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