Definition of intersection
Examples of intersection in a Sentence
The accident occurred at a busy intersection.
two possible points of intersection
the intersection of line A and line B
Recent Examples of intersection from the Web
To mark the 90th anniversary of the demonstration, Huntsville Fire & Rescue recreated the event by parking the pumper engine at the same intersection of Jefferson St. and Clinton Ave.
Squeezing it My initial hazy IPA conversion experience happened at Corridor Brewery and Provisions, in April, where a guy at the bar was drinking a glass of what looked like some turbid intersection between mushroom soup and orange juice.
Several blocks around the intersection were closed to traffic.
Residents have plastered a sketch of the emir on skyscrapers, at major intersections, and on cars, social media accounts and even candy boxes.
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A Nissan Altima at a stop sign in the intersection pulled out in front of the motorcycle, Randol said.
The intersection will remain closed for about eight weeks.
Follow these two leading ladies to the intersection of Oz and Wonderland.
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First Known Use of intersection
INTERSECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intersection for English Language Learners
: 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
INTERSECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of intersection for Students
1 : the act or process of crossing or passing across the intersection of line A and line B
2 : the place or point where two or more things (as streets) meet or cross each other
3 : the set of mathematical elements common to two or more sets
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