Associations to the word «Junction»


JUNCTION, noun. The act of joining, or the state of being joined.
JUNCTION, noun. A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.
JUNCTION, noun. The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals.
JUNCTION, noun. (nautical) The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.
JUNCTION, noun. (radio) (television) A point in time between two unrelated consecutive broadcasts.
JUNCTION, noun. (computing) (Microsoft Windows) A kind of symbolic link to a directory.
JUNCTION BOX, noun. A box through which the main conductors of a system of electric distribution pass, and where connection is made with branch circuits.
JUNCTION DETECTOR, noun. (physics) A device in which the detection of radiation takes place at the depletion junction of a reverse-biased semiconductor junction.
JUNCTION DETECTORS, noun. Plural of junction detector
JUNCTION DIODE, noun. (physics) A semiconductor rectifying device in which the barrier between the two regions of opposite conductivity (n-type and p-type) type produces the rectification. All solar cells are junction diodes.
JUNCTION DIODES, noun. Plural of junction diode
JUNCTION POINT, noun. (computing) (Microsoft Windows) A kind of symbolic link to a directory.
JUNCTION POINTS, noun. Plural of junction point
JUNCTION TRANSISTOR, noun. (physics) A transistor in which the emitter and collector barriers are formed by p-n junctions between semiconductor regions of opposite conductivity type.
JUNCTION TRANSISTORS, noun. Plural of junction transistor

Dictionary definition

JUNCTION, noun. The place where two or more things come together.
JUNCTION, noun. The state of being joined together.
JUNCTION, noun. The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made.
JUNCTION, noun. Something that joins or connects.
JUNCTION, noun. An act of joining or adjoining things.

Wise words

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