- 1A point where two or more things are joined: the junction of the two riversMore 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 railway lines meet: the junction of Queen’s Road and Lancaster Avenue [with modifier]: accidents happen at road junctionsMore example sentences
- 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.More example sentences
- 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.
early 18th century (in sense 3): from Latin junctio(n-), from jungere 'to join'.