Intersection meaning

ĭntər-sĕkshən, ĭntər-sĕk-
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The point or set of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
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The definition of an intersection is the place where things cross or the act of crossing.

An example of an intersection is where two roads cross one another.

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A place of intersecting.
  • The point or line where two lines or surfaces meet or cross.
  • The place where two or more roads meet or, esp., cross.
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A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.
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The act of intersecting.
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(math.) The set containing all the points common to two or more given sets.
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The set that contains only those elements shared by two or more sets. The intersection of the sets {3,4,5,6} and {4,6,8,10} is the set {4,6}. The symbol for intersection is .
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(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).
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The junction of two (more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.
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(set theory) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.
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(sports) The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.
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The act, process, or result of intersecting.
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Origin of intersection

  • From Middle French intersection, from Latin intersectiō

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