Freeways that intersect each other.
An example of intersect is for two roads to cross each other.
Origin of intersect; from Classical Latin intersectus, past participle of intersecare, to cut between, cut off ; from inter-, between + secare, to cut: see saw
verbin·ter·sect·ed, in·ter·sect·ing, in·ter·sects
- To cut across or through: The path intersects the park.
- To form an intersection with; cross: The road intersects the highway a mile from here.
- To cut across or overlap each other: circles intersecting on a graph.
- To form an intersection; cross: These two fences intersect at the creek.
Origin of intersectLatin intersec&amacron;re, intersect- : inter-, inter- + sec&amacron;re, to cut; see sek- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present intersects, present participle intersecting, simple past and past participle intersected)
intersect - Computer Definition
In a relational database, to match two files and produce a third file with records that are common in both. For example, intersecting an American file and a programmer file would yield American programmers.