Definition of intersect
- a comet intersecting earth's orbit
- one line intersects another
- lines intersecting at right angles
- where morality and self-interest intersect
A dry stream bed intersects the trail in several places.
Line A intersects with line B.
The two roads intersect at the edge of town.
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: to divide (something) by passing through or across it
: to meet and cross at one or more points
: to share some common area
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