line+of+juncture

  • 1 Juncture — Junc ture (j[u^][ng]k t[ u]r; 135), n. [L. junctura, fr. jungere to join. See {Jointure}.] 1. A joining; a union; an alliance. [Obs.] Devotional compliance and juncture of hearts. Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster] 2. The line or point at which two… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 juncture — [juŋk′chər] n. [L junctura < jungere, to JOIN] 1. a joining or being joined 2. a point or line of joining or connection; joint, as of two bones, or seam 3. a point of time 4. a particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis …

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  • 3 line — line1 [līn] n. [ME merging OE, a cord, with OFr ligne (both < L linea, lit., linen thread, n. use of fem. of lineus, of flax < linum, flax)] 1. a) a cord, rope, wire, string, or the like b) a long, fine, strong cord with a hook, sinker,… …

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  • 4 juncture — /jungk cheuhr/, n. 1. a point of time, esp. one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances: At this juncture, we must decide whether to stay or to walk out. 2. a serious state of affairs; crisis: The matter has reached a… …

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  • 5 juncture, junction — These words have a primary meaning, the act of joining : The torn cartilage lies at the juncture (or junction) of these bones. In this sense, junction is more widely used and is preferred: the junction of tributary and river ; the junction of a… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 6 juncture — junc•ture [[t]ˈdʒʌŋk tʃər[/t]] n. 1) a point of time, esp. one made critical by a concurrence of circumstances: At this juncture, we must decide whether to continue negotiations[/ex] 2) a serious state of affairs; crisis 3) the line or point at… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 juncture — /ˈdʒʌŋktʃə / (say jungkchuh) noun 1. a point of time, especially one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances. 2. a critical state of affairs; a crisis; a critical moment. 3. the line or point at which two bodies are joined; a …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 suture line — 1. a line of juncture where parts of the body, internal or external, interface or converge. 2. systиme sйcant …

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  • 9 water line — the juncture of sea and land, varying with the tide …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 10 suture — n. [L. sutura, seam] 1. Line of junction of 2 parts generally immovably connected. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, a line or seam at the juncture of two compartmental plates; weakly calcified areas of the integument for separation at… …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 11 Ectental — Ec*ten tal, a. [Gr. ekto s outside + ? inside.] (Biol.) Relating to, or connected with, the two primitive germ layers, the ectoderm and ectoderm; as, the ectental line or line of juncture of the two layers in the segmentation of the ovum. C. S.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 seam — I. n. 1. Suture, commissure, joint, line of juncture. 2. Fissure, crevice. 3. (Mining.) Thin layer, stratum, or bed; narrow vein. 4. Scar, cicatrice, cicatrix. II. v. a. 1. Unite, join together …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 seam — n. [A.S. seam] A visible line of juncture between parts; a suture …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 14 Arthrosis — An arthrosis is a joint, an area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. An arthrosis (joint) is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. Joints are grouped according to their motion: a ball and… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 tear — vb Tear, rip, rend, split, cleave, rive can all mean to separate forcibly one part of a continuous material or substance from another, or one object from another with which it is closely and firmly associated. Tear implies pulling apart or away… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 18 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

    Universalium

  • 19 terminal — Synonyms and related words: CRT, L, Z, anchorage, apodosis, bad, beyond recall, beyond remedy, bordering, borderline, boundary, bounding, bourn, branch, cable railway, catastrophe, caudal, ceasing, cessation, clause boundary, clause terminal,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

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