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Meaning of INTERSECT

Pronunciation:  `intur'sekt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  meet at a point

INTERSECT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: cross
 See Also: come across, encounter, meet, ran into, run across, see



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In`ter*sect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intersected}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Intersecting}.] [L. intersectus, p. p. of
    intersecare to intersect; inter + secare to cut. See
    To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide
    into parts; as, any two diameters of a circle intersect each
    other at the center.
          Lands intersected by a narrow frith Abhor each other.
  2. \In`ter*sect"\, v. i.
    To cut into one another; to meet and cross each other; as,
    the point where two lines intersect.
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