Definitions of junction

  1. an act of joining or adjoining things Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. something that joins or connects Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A joining; union; a point or place of union. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A joining, a union or combination: place or point of union: a place, not in a town or city, where two or more railroads meet or cross one another; when such a place becomes a town or city it sometimes retains the word junction in its title of incorporation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of joining; place of union. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of joining, or condition of being joined. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of joining; the state of being joined; union; coalition; the place or point of union. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The act or operation of joining; union; place or point of union. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for junction

  1. While thus employed, Almagro received intelligence that Holguin had left Cuzco with a force of near three hundred men, with which he was preparing to effect a junction with Alvarado in the north. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  2. From three different directions their armies came marching, intending to effect a junction near the city, and by their greatly superior numbers overwhelm Sverre. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen