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Definition of Junction

Junction
Junction Junc"tion, n. [L. junctio, fr. jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. jonction. See Join.] 1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths. 2. The place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross. Junction plate (Boilers), a covering or break-join plate riveted to and uniting the edges of sheets which make a butt joint. Junction rails (Railroads), the switch, or movable, rails, connecting one line of track with another.

Meaning of Junction from wikipedia

- Junction may refer to: Electrical junction Thermoelectricity junction, a metal–metal junction Metal–semiconductor junction p–n junction, or semiconductor–semiconductor...
- The Junction is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is near the West Toronto Diamond, a junction of four railway lines in the area. The neighbourhood...
- of cell junction: Adherens junctions, desmosomes and hemidesmosomes (anchoring junctions) Gap junctions (communicating junction) Tight junctions (occluding...
- A p–n junction is a boundary or interface between two types of semiconductor materials, p-type and n-type, inside a single crystal of semiconductor. The...
- A neuromuscular junction (or myoneural junction) is a chemical synapse formed by the contact between a motor neuron and a muscle fiber. It is at the neuromuscular...
- Gap junctions are a specialized intercellular connection between a multitude of animal cell-types. They directly connect the cytoplasm of two cells, which...
- A bipolar junction transistor (bipolar transistor or BJT) is a type of transistor that uses both electrons and holes as charge carriers. Unipolar transistors...
- An electrical junction box is an enclosure housing electrical connections, to protect the connections and provide a safety barrier. A small metal or plastic...
- Junction City, Illinois Junction City, Kansas Junction City, Kentucky Junction City, Louisiana Junction City, Missouri Junction City, Ohio Junction City...
- Adherens junctions (or zonula adherens, intermediate junction, or "belt desmosome") are protein complexes that occur at cell–cell junctions in epithelial...
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