juncture-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: a specific, often notable, point in time

Commentary: JUNCTURE[+event][+temporal][+specified]

It is difficult to say at this juncture whether the economic upturn will last.
It was a juncture in history that would define leaders.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: a place where things connect, join

Commentary: JUNCTURE[+location][+connection][+join]

There was a bad car accident at the juncture of Route 3 and Route 91.
The bird's nest was nestled at the juncture of two large branches.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: a distinctive transition in phonetics

Commentary: JUNCTURE[+event][+phonetic][+transition][+distinctive]

Phonetic juncture enables us to distinguish 'I scream' from 'ice cream' in English.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b