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

# Definitions for **intersection**

ˌɪn tərˈsɛk ʃənin·ter·sec·tion

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### Princeton's WordNet

intersection, intersection point, point of intersection(noun)

a point where lines intersect

intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour(noun)

a junction where one street or road crosses another

intersection(noun)

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

intersection, product, Cartesian product(noun)

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, intersection(noun)

a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

"there was no overlap between their proposals"

intersection(noun)

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

### Wiktionary

intersection(Noun)

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

intersection(Noun)

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).

intersection(Noun)

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

intersection(Noun)

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

**Origin:** From intersectio.

### Webster Dictionary

Intersection(noun)

the act, state, or place of intersecting

Intersection(noun)

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

**Origin:** [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

We’re at the

**intersection**of travel, tech and impact.San Jose , California-based Zscaler:

There is a natural

**intersection**between Google customers and our customers.The

**intersection**between technology companies and automakers is the space to watch.It was just a non-stop blast of his horn, it wasn't the normal, 'I'm going through the

**intersection**'.They have their own activities that they work on. We have ours. There isn't actually that much

**intersection**between the two.

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## Translations for **intersection**

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- průsečík, křižovatka, průnikCzech
- skæringspunkt, skæring, kryds, fællesmængde, vejkrydsDanish
- Schnittpunkt, Durchschnitt, Kreuzung, ÜberschneidungGerman
- τομή, διασταύρωσηGreek
- komunaĵo, kruciĝoEsperanto
- cruce, intersecciónSpanish
- lõige, ühisosaEstonian
- leikkaus, läpimeno, leikkauspiste, risteysFinnish
- intersection, carrefourFrench
- חיתוךHebrew
- चौराहाHindi
- csomópont, útkereszteződésHungarian
- sniðmengi, skurðpunktur, vegamót, snið, gatnamót, skarmengi, skurðmengiIcelandic
- intersezione, incrocioItalian
- 交差点, 交点, 積集合Japanese
- 교집합, 교차로Korean
- intersectioLatin
- rīpekangaMāori
- kryssNorwegian
- doorsnijding, kruispunt, kruising, doorsnedeDutch
- kryssNorwegian Nynorsk
- skrzyżowanie, iloczyn zbiorów, przecięcie, przekrój, punkt przecięciaPolish
- interseçãoPortuguese
- intersecție, intersectareRomanian
- пересечение, перекрёстокRussian
- prések, ра́скр̄шће, кри́жа̄ње, пре́сјек, ráskrīžje, ráskrsnica, крижо̀пӯће, крижо̀пӯт, пре́сек, krstòpūće, ра́скрсница, križòpūt, krìžīšte, krížānje, крсто̀пӯће, présjek, ráskr̄šće, крѝжӣште, ра́скрӣжје, križòpūćeSerbo-Croatian
- prienik, priesečník, križovatkaSlovak
- snitt, korsning, skärningSwedish
- สี่แยกThai
- перетин множинUkrainian
- 路口Chinese

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