o'pen junc'ture

a transition between successive sounds marked by a break in articulatory continuity, as by a pause or the modification of a preceding or following sound, and often indicating a division between words; presence of juncture (opposed to close juncture). Also called plus juncture. Cf. close juncture, juncture (def. 7a), terminal juncture.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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