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Meaning of INTERSECTION

Pronunciation:  `intur'sekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
  2. [n]  a junction where one street or road crosses another
  3. [n]  a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
  4. [n]  a point where lines intersect
  5. [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"
  6. [n]  a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
 

INTERSECTION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at an intersection, represents a decision or choice that you need to make.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: access, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, aisle, alley, ambulatory, aperture, arcade, artery, assent, avenue, carrefour, channel, chiasma, chorus, cloister, cloverleaf, coherence, coincidence, colonnade, communication, compatibility, concert, concord, concordance, conduit, conformance, conformation, conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, connection, consistency, consonance, consort, cooperation, correspondence, corridor, covered way, cross section, crossing, crosspoint, crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, cruciation, decussation, defile, equivalence, exit, ferry, flyover, ford, gallery, grade crossing, harmony, inlet, interchange, intercrossing, intersecting, junction, lane, level crossing, oneness, opening, outlet, overcrossing, overlap, overpass, parallelism, pass, passage, passageway, peace, portico, railroad tunnel, rapport, rotary, self-consistency, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tally, timing, traffic circle, traject, trajet, transection, transversion, traversal, tunnel, undercrossing, underpass, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, viaduct
 

 

 

 

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