• junctQín |ˈjə ng k sh ən|

    noun

    1)   a point where two or more things are joined : the junction of the two rivers • a place where two or more roads or railroad lines meet
    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
    3)  the action or fact of joining or being joined
    4)  “junct” = to join, to unite; “Qín” (ch ən) is the Chinese word for keyboard instrument