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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 junk /ˈʤʌŋk/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Junk, n.  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Junk n. A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece. See Chunk. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Junk, n.
 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.
 4. Naut. Hard salted beef supplied to ships.
 Junk bottle , a stout bottle made of thick dark-colored glass.
 Junk dealer, a dealer in old cordage, old metal, glass, etc.
 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 engine. (b) A metallic ring for retaining a piston packing in place; (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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken
           up [syn: debris, dust, rubble, detritus]
      2: any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
      v : dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old
          chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
          [syn: trash, scrap]