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Union (IPA: /ˈjunjən/)


Union (n.)

The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined; junction; coalition; combination.

Union (n.)

Agreement and conjunction of mind, spirit, will, affections, or the like; harmony; concord.

Union (n.)

That which is united, or made one; something formed by a combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; a league; as, the weavers have formed a union; trades unions have become very numerous; the United States of America are often called the Union.

Union (n.)

A textile fabric composed of two or more materials, as cotton, silk, wool, etc., woven together.

Union (n.)

A large, fine pearl.

Union (n.)

A device emblematic of union, used on a national flag or ensign, sometimes, as in the military standard of Great Britain, covering the whole field; sometimes, as in the flag of the United States, and the English naval and marine flag, occupying the upper inner corner, the rest of the flag being called the fly. Also, a flag having such a device; especially, the flag of Great Britain.

Union (n.)

A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, or the like, as the elastic pipe of a tender connecting it with the feed pipe of a locomotive engine; especially, a pipe fitting for connecting pipes, or pipes and fittings, in such a way as to facilitate disconnection.

Union (n.)

A cask suspended on trunnions, in which fermentation is carried on.

Union

Operation in set theory; union (denoted by ∪) of a collection of sets is the set of all distinct elements in the collection

Union

Town in Alabama, USA

Union

United States' national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states

Union

Civil town in Pierce County, Wisconsin

Union

Town in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An unbreakable union of free republics, Great Russia has welded forever to stand!" - Soviet Union

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Any signature to a deal on forming a new Soviet Union means the breakup of the country." - Ukraine

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bacon's Adam is a medieval mystic and Milton's a trade union organizer. (p. 214)" - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barrack Obama 2015 State of the Union Address" - Global warming

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Europe is and will be a Union of States." - Europe


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