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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


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


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, joining

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