PRONUNCIATION: (in-tuhr-PUNGK-shuhn)

MEANING: noun:
1. Punctuation.
2. A punctuation mark.
3. The insertion of punctuation marks in a text.

from Latin inter- (between) + punctum (dot, point). Earliest documented use: 1617.

INTER JUNCTION - Old Western city of mortuaries

INTERN PUNCTION - the empathy shown by junior House Officers in a hospital

INTER-FUNCTION - when you switch your focus while multitasking