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Meaning of JUNK

Pronunciation:  jungk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative
  2. [n]  any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
  3. [n]  the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  4. [v]  dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"

JUNK is a 4 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: debris, detritus, diacetylmorphine, dust, H, heroin, horse, rubble, scag, scrap, shit, smack, trash
 See Also: boat, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, hard drug, lug, lugsail, put away, rubbish, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, trash



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Junk\, n.
    A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece. See
    {Chunk}. [Colloq.] --Lowell.
  2. \Junk\, n. [Pg. junco junk, rush, L. juncus a bulrush, of
    which ropes were made in early ages. Cf. {Junket}.]
    1. Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making
       gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces,
       forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.
    2. Old iron, or other metal, glass, paper, etc., bought and
       sold by junk dealers.
    3. (Naut.) Hard salted beef supplied to ships.
    {Junk bottle}, a stout bottle made of thick dark-colored
    {Junk dealer}, a dealer in old cordage, old metal, glass,
    {Junk hook} (Whaling), a hook for hauling heavy pieces of
       blubber on deck.
    {Junk ring}.
       (a) A packing of soft material round the piston of a steam
       (b) A metallic ring for retaining a piston packing in
       (c) A follower.
    {Junk shop}, a shop where old cordage, and ship's tackle, old
       iron, old bottles, old paper, etc., are kept for sale.
    {Junk vat} (Leather Manuf.), a large vat into which spent tan
       liquor or ooze is pumped.
    {Junk wad} (Mil.), a wad used in proving cannon; also used in
       firing hot shot.
  3. \Junk\, n. [Pg. junco; cf. Jav. & Malay jong, ajong, Chin.
    chwan.] (Naut.)
    A large vessel, without keel or prominent stem, and with huge
    masts in one piece, used by the Chinese, Japanese, Siamese,
    Malays, etc., in navigating their waters.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing junk in your dream, symbolizes your need to get rid of and discard old ways of thinking and old habits.
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