Definition of junction in English:
1A point where two or more things are joined: the junction of the two rivers
More example sentences
- The cells were surrounded by a basal lamina and joined by primitive junctions.
- Adjacent cells are joined together at the junction of oppositely oriented elevations which have a small spine at the tip.
- Immediately beyond is a junction with another stream joining from the left from Wisdom Tooth Passage.
1.1A place where two or more roads or railroad lines meet.
- A further measure to enhance road safety in this area would be to extend the double yellow lines from the junction of Manor Road down to High Fold Lane.
- Bikes have their own lanes, traffic lights at junctions and dedicated road signs.
- Work is already underway on the site of the former Railway pub at the junction of Leigh Road and Lovers Lane at Howe Bridge.
2 Electronics A region of transition in a semiconductor between a part where conduction is mainly by electrons and a part where it is mainly by holes.
- This quantum mechanical tunneling process is an important mechanism for thin barriers such as those in metal-semiconductor junctions on highly-doped semiconductors.
- These junctions can be made atomically sharp and defect free, allowing for the production of high performance electronics integrated within each single nanostructure.
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- Cells are attached to adjacent cells by junctional complexes in the lateral membranes, and form a polarized epithelium.
- Melanomas can be junctional, intradermal, or compound according to whether they grow in the basal layer of the skin, in the true skin or in both.
- The folding increases junctional surface area by 10 to 20 times, decreasing the stress per unit area.
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