Definition of junction box in English:

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junction box

Pronunciation: /ˈjəNG(k)SHən ˌbäks/

noun

A box containing a junction of electric wires or cables.
Example sentences
  • In a second visit they found cables and a junction box in the loft wired up to bypass the meter.
  • Bring all cables from various jacks into the junction box and connect the wires under the appropriately colored terminals.
  • The wire in the junction box was not properly covered resulting in short circuit.

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Syllabification: junc·tion box

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