### What does **intersection** mean?

# Definitions for intersection

ˌɪn tərˈsɛk ʃənin·ter·sec·tion

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **intersection**.

### Princeton's WordNet

intersection, intersection point, point of intersectionnoun

a point where lines intersect

intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefournoun

a junction where one street or road crosses another

intersectionnoun

a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations

intersection, product, Cartesian productnoun

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"

overlap, convergence, intersectionnoun

a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

"there was no overlap between their proposals"

intersectionnoun

the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)

### Wiktionary

intersectionnoun

The junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.

intersectionnoun

The point or set of points common to two geometrical objects (such as the point where two lines meet or the line where two planes intersect).

intersectionnoun

The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.

intersectionnoun

The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.

**Etymology:**From intersectio.

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Intersectionnoun

Point where lines cross each other.

**Etymology:**intersectio, Lat. from*intersect.*They did spout over interchangeably from side to side in forms of arches, without any

*intersection*or meeting aloft, because the pipes were not opposite.*Henry Wotton, Architecture.*The first star of Aries, in the time of Meton the Athenian, was placed in the very

*intersection,*which is now elongated, and moved eastward twenty-eight degrees.*Brown.*Ships would move in one and the same surface; and consequently must needs encounter, when they either advance towards one another in direct lines, or meet in the

*intersection*of cross ones.*Richard Bentley, Sermons.*

### Webster Dictionary

Intersectionnoun

the act, state, or place of intersecting

Intersectionnoun

the point or line in which one line or surface cuts another

**Etymology:**[L. intersectio: cf. F. intersection.]

### Freebase

Intersection

An intersection is a road junction where two or more roads either meet or cross at grade. An intersection may be 3-way – a T junction/T intersection or fork, 4-way – a crossroads, or 5-way or more. It may often be controlled by traffic lights, and may have a roundabout. This article primarily reflects jurisdictions where vehicles are driven on the right. If not otherwise specified, "right" and "left" can be reversed to reflect jurisdictions where vehicles are driven on the left.

### Dictionary of Nautical Terms

intersection

The point in which one line crosses another.

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### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of intersection in Chaldean Numerology is:

**9**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of intersection in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**7**

### Examples of intersection in a Sentence

The Rosemont Mine would destroy El Jefe’s home and severely hamstring recovery of jaguars in the United States, at ground zero for the mine is the

**intersection**of three major wildlife corridors that are essential for jaguars moving back into the U.S. to reclaim lost territory. The Santa Rita Mountains are critically important to jaguar recovery in this country, and they must be protected.We've looked at every gas station camera, every

**intersection**camera, we have the whole route, but we're missing 19 minutes before they were finally killed by law enforcement, the answer to that might be on the device.Detroit is just a tough, gritty city, wayne Daniels has said this for years :' It's at the

**intersection**of muscle and brains.' It's an area of the country where folks understand hard work... They are passionate about and committed to their city.They have their own activities that they work on. We have ours. There isn't actually that much

**intersection**between the two.I was waiting at the red light. After passing the

**intersection**a car chased after me and kept sounding the horn, the driver told me a kid fell out of my van. I looked back, parked my van aside, and went back to search for my grandson.

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- průsečík, průnik, křižovatkaCzech
- kryds, skæringspunkt, fællesmængde, skæring, vejkrydsDanish
- Überschneidung, Durchschnitt, Kreuzung, SchnittpunktGerman
- διασταύρωση, τομήGreek
- komunaĵo, kruciĝoEsperanto
- intersección, cruceSpanish
- ühisosa, lõigeEstonian
- läpimeno, leikkauspiste, risteys, leikkausFinnish
- intersection, carrefourFrench
- חיתוךHebrew
- चौराहाHindi
- csomópont, útkereszteződésHungarian
- vegamót, skurðpunktur, snið, sniðmengi, skurðmengi, gatnamót, skarmengiIcelandic
- intersezione, incrocioItalian
- 交差点, 交点, 積集合Japanese
- 교집합, 교차로Korean
- intersectioLatin
- rīpekangaMāori
- kryssNorwegian
- doorsnijding, kruispunt, doorsnede, kruisingDutch
- kryssNorwegian Nynorsk
- przekrój, przecięcie, iloczyn zbiorów, skrzyżowanie, punkt przecięciaPolish
- interseçãoPortuguese
- intersectare, intersecțieRomanian
- перекрёсток, пересечениеRussian
- ráskr̄šće, križòpūće, крѝжӣште, présjek, ра́скрӣжје, križòpūt, крсто̀пӯће, prések, krížānje, krìžīšte, ра́скрсница, ра́скр̄шће, кри́жа̄ње, krstòpūće, пре́сјек, пре́сек, крижо̀пӯт, крижо̀пӯће, ráskrsnica, ráskrīžjeSerbo-Croatian
- križovatka, prienik, priesečníkSlovak
- snitt, skärning, korsningSwedish
- สี่แยกThai
- перетин множинUkrainian
- 路口Chinese

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