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Definitions of intersection

  1. a junction where one street or road crosses another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a point where lines intersect Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act, state, or place of intersecting. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The point or line in which one line or surface cuts another. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act of dividing by cutting across; place of crossing; the point or line in which two lines or two surfaces cut each other. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Act of crossing; point where lines cross. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of intersecting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A place of crossing or cutting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of intersecting; the point or line in which two lines or two planes cut each other. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The cutting or crossing of each other of lines or planes; the point where lines, &c., cut or cross each other. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for intersection

  1. Now an " intersection point;" Watch the compass turn. – Rookie Rhymes by The Men of the 1st. and 2nd. Provisional Training Regiments, Plattsburg, New York.
  2. To- day the ends of the two naves, with a little cupola at the intersection present an irregular and picturesque aspect; the interior, likewise, by its irregularities, recalls the curious origin of the structure. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
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