1. [ noun ] a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
Synonyms: meeting confluence

"Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers"

Related terms: topographic_point geographic_point interchange intersection T-junction traffic_circle railway_junction river
2. [ noun ] the place where two or more things come together
Related terms: topographic_point interchange intersection T-junction p-n_junction traffic_circle railway_junction
3. [ noun ] the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
Synonyms: join joint juncture articulation
Related terms: connection esophagogastric_junction connect joint joint
4. [ noun ] something that joins or connects
Synonyms: conjunction
Related terms: connection splice contact junction_barrier thermojunction joint
5. [ noun ] the state of being joined
Synonyms: conjunction conjugation colligation
Related terms: union anastomosis synapse relate
6. [ noun ] an act of joining or adjoining things
Synonyms: adjunction
Related terms: joining touch
Similar spelling:   juncture