Definitions for: Intersection


[n] the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
[n] a junction where one street or road crosses another
[n] a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
[n] a point where lines intersect
[n] the set of elements common to two or more sets; "the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things"
[n] a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations



Webster (1913) Definition: In`ter*sec"tion, n. [L. intersectio: cf. F.
intersection.]
1. The act, state, or place of intersecting.

2. (Geom.) The point or line in which one line or surface
cuts another.

Synonyms: carrefour, convergence, crossing, crossroad, crossway, intersection point, overlap, point of intersection, product

See Also: connection, connexion, corner, crossroads, grade crossing, interface, internal representation, joining, junction, level crossing, mental representation, origin, point, representation, road, route, set, set, street corner, turning point, vertex

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