• An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
  • An intersection of data in two or more database tables.
  • The act of joining something, such as a network.
  • The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol ∨.



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  • From Middle English joinen, joynen, joignen, from Old French joindre, juindre, jungre, from Latin iungō, from Proto-Indo-European *yewg-. Cognate with Old English iucian, iugian, ġeocian, ġyċċan. More at yoke.

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