junction box

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun electrical unit where a number of wires can be connected together

Computing

  • noun a small box where a number of wires can be interconnected

Construction

  • A metal box in which splices in conductors or joints in runs of raceways or cable are protectively enclosed, and which is equipped with an easy access cover.

Electronics

  • A box which houses and enables simple connections for multiple junctions, such as those made with wires or cables.
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