Aerial view of a rural intersection.
An example of an intersection is where two roads cross one another.
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intersection
- the act of intersecting
- a place of intersecting; specif.,
- the point or line where two lines or surfaces meet or cross
- the place where two or more roads meet or, esp., cross
- Math. the set containing all the points common to two or more given sets
Origin of intersection
Classical Latin intersectio
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intersection
noun
- The act, process, or result of intersecting.
- A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.
- Mathematics a. The point or locus of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.b. A set that contains elements shared by two or more given sets.
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intersection
(plural intersections)
- The junction of two (more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.
- (geometry) The point or set of points common to two geometrical objects (such as the point where two lines meet or the line where two planes intersect).
- (set theory) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.
- (sports) The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.
From Middle French intersection, from Latin intersectiō
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