verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- interrupted suture,
- intersecting arcade,
- intersectional feminism
Origin of intersect
Examples from the Web for intersect
Their lives are falling apart, but they intersect in interesting, tragic, and instructive ways.Ted Thompson’s Debut Novel Features A 1 Percenter As Its Hero|Stefan Beck|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is an old-fashioned street fight in a state where the Tea Party, evangelicals, and the New South all intersect.South Carolina Street Fight in First District Congressional Primary|John Avlon|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These wars all intersect in the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.
Their circles may intersect, yet they are practically independent, and cannot neutralise one another.The Gateless Barrier|Lucas Malet
We were dropping down one of those little bayous that intersect the state in every direction.
The point where these circles intersect—that they intersect Euclid quietly assumes—is the vertex of the required triangle.
The numerous quebradas, which all intersect the ground in a parallel direction, are surrounded by poor-looking houses.
Each moment of α will intersect a point-track in one and only one event-particle.The Concept of Nature|Alfred North Whitehead
Word Origin for intersect
1610s, back-formation from intersection, or else from Latin intersectus, past participle of intersecare "intersect, cut asunder," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + secare "to cut" (see section (n.)). Related: Intersected; intersecting.
1650s, from Latin intersectum (see intersect (v.)).