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English noun: junction

1. junction (artifact) the place where two or more things come together


Broader (hypernym)place, spot, topographic point


Narrower (hyponym)carrefour, circle, crossing, crossroad, crossway, interchange, intersection, railway junction, rotary, roundabout, T-junction, traffic circle

2. junction (state) the state of being joined together


Synonymscolligation, conjugation, conjunction


Broader (hypernym)unification, union


Narrower (hyponym)anastomosis, inosculation, synapse

3. junction (shape) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made


Synonymsarticulation, join, joint, juncture


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, link


Narrower (hyponym)esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction

4. junction (artifact) something that joins or connects


Synonymsconjunction


Broader (hypernym)connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion


Narrower (hyponym)barrier strip, contact, joint, junction barrier, splice, splicing, tangency, thermojunction

5. junction (act) an act of joining or adjoining things


Synonymsadjunction


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, joining









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