Junc"ture (?), 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.

2.

The line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones.

Boyle.

3.

A point of time; esp., one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency.

"Extraordinary junctures."

Addison.

In such a juncture, what can the most plausible and refined philosophy offer? Berkeley.

 

© Webster 1913.

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