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# intersection

[ in-ter-sek-shuhn ]

/ ËÉȘn tÉrËsÉk ÊÉn /

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noun

a place where two or more roads meet, especially when at least one is a major highway; junction.

any place of intersection or the act or fact of intersecting.

## OTHER WORDS FOR intersection

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## Origin of intersection

## OTHER WORDS FROM intersection

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## British Dictionary definitions for intersection

intersection

/ (ËÉȘntÉËsÉkÊÉn, ËÉȘntÉËsÉk-) /

noun

a point at which things intersect, esp a road junction

the act of intersecting or the state of being intersected

maths

- a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
- Also called: product the set of elements that are common to two sets
- the operation that yields that set from a pair of given sets. Symbol: â©, as in A â© B

## Derived forms of intersection

intersectional, adjectiveCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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## Scientific definitions for intersection

intersection

[ ÄnâČtÉr-sÄkâČshÉn ]

The point or set of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.

The set that contains only those elements shared by two or more sets. The intersection of the sets {3,4,5,6} and {4,6,8,10} is the set {4,6}. The symbol for intersection is . Compare union.

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