Intersection vs. Junction

Intersection vs. Junction — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Intersection and Junction

Intersectionnoun

The act, process, or result of intersecting.

Junctionnoun

The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.

Intersectionnoun

A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.

Junctionnoun

A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.

Intersectionnoun

The point or locus of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.

Junctionnoun

A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.

Intersectionnoun

A set that contains elements shared by two or more given sets.

Junctionnoun

The interface between two different semiconductor regions in a semiconductor device.

Intersectionnoun

The junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.

Junctionnoun

A mechanical or alloyed contact between different metals or other materials, as in a thermocouple.

Intersectionnoun

Any overlap, confluence, or crossover.

Junctionnoun

The act of joining, or the state of being joined.

Intersectionnoun

(geometry) The point or set of points common to two geometrical objects (such as the point where two lines meet or the line where two planes intersect).

Junctionnoun

A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.

Intersectionnoun

(set theory) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.

Junctionnoun

The boundary between two physically different materials, especially between conductors, semiconductors, or metals.

Intersectionnoun

(sports) The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.[http://www.isu.org/vsite/vcontent/content/transnews/0,10869,4844-128590-19728-18885-295370-3787-4771-layout160-129898-news-item,00.html]

Junctionnoun

(nautical) The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.

Intersectionnoun

(category theory) The pullback of a corner of monics.

Junctionnoun

(rail transport) A place where two or more railways or railroads meet.

Intersectionnoun

a point where lines intersect

Junctionnoun

A point in time between two unrelated consecutive broadcasts.

Intersectionnoun

a junction where one street or road crosses another

Junctionnoun

A kind of symbolic link to a directory.

Intersectionnoun

a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations

Junctionnoun

(programming) In the Raku programming language, a construct representing a composite of several values connected by an operator.

Intersectionnoun

the set of elements common to two or more sets;

the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things

Junctionverb

(of roads or tracks) To form a junction.

Intersectionnoun

a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena;

there was no overlap between their proposals

Junctionnoun

the place where two or more things come together

Intersectionnoun

the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)

Junctionnoun

the state of being joined together

Junctionnoun

the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

Junctionnoun

something that joins or connects

Junctionnoun

an act of joining or adjoining things