Junction plate
Junction Junc"tion, n. [L. junctio, fr. jungere, junctum, to join: cf. F. jonction. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies or detachments; the junction of paths. [1913 Webster]

2. The place or point of union, meeting, or junction; specifically, the place where two or more lines of railway meet or cross. [1913 Webster]

{Junction plate} (Boilers), a covering or break-join plate riveted to and uniting the edges of sheets which make a butt joint.

{Junction rails} (Railroads), the switch, or movable, rails, connecting one line of track with another. [1913 Webster]


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