intersection

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in·ter·sec·tion

noun \ˌin-tər-ˈsek-shən, especially in sense 2 ˈin-tər-ˌ\

: the place or point where two or more things come together; especially : the place where two or more streets meet or cross each other

: the act or process of crossing or intersecting

Full Definition of INTERSECTION

1
:  the act or process of intersecting
2
:  a place or area where two or more things (as streets) intersect
3
a :  the set of elements common to two or more sets; especially :  the set of points common to two geometric configurations
b :  the operation of finding the intersection of two or more sets

Examples of INTERSECTION

  1. The accident occurred at a busy intersection.
  2. two possible points of intersection
  3. the intersection of line A and line B

Illustration of INTERSECTION

First Known Use of INTERSECTION

1559

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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