JUNCTION BOX - (US)
An enclosure of other than cast metal designed to house, mount, and protect, but does not include wiring connections or electrical device(s) such as terminals and/or terminal boards, switches, jacks, fuseholders, connectors, circuit breakers and the like. It is designed for and may include a cover and such accessories as mounting hardware, brackets, locks, clamps, mounts and conduit fittings. Excludes CONDUIT OUTLET; and CHAMBER, CABLE TERMINAL. For boxes which include electrical device(s) such as terminals and/or terminal boards, switches, fuseholders, jacks, connectors, circuit breakers and the like, or combinations thereof, see SWITCH BOX; FUZE BOX; JACK BOX; TERMINAL BOX; CIRCUIT BREAKER BOX; and DISTRIBUTION BOX. For boxes wired to provide the interconnecting facilities for a specific major group of electronic items outside of the box, see INTERCONNECTING BOX. See also INTERCONNECTING CABINET.