Intersection

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Intersection Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target''s path)
  • a junction where one street or road crosses another
  • a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
  • a point where lines intersect
  • 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"
  • a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a point where lines intersect ,
  • a junction where one street or road crosses another ,
  • a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations ,
  • 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" ,
  • a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals" ,
  • the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)

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Intersection Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An intersection is where two or more roads come together. Intersections are also known as junctions. At an intersection, there can be stop signs on one or both sides of the intersection. There can also be a stop light.

There are two major types of intersections.



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Intersection Sample Sentences in News


  • Walker Valley Road intersection safety improvements urged
    CHARLESTON, Tenn. — Bradley County leaders would like the state to make safety improvements at the Walker Valley Road intersection with Lauderdale Memorial Highway, part of the State Route 308 corridor. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • Flood from burst pipe shuts down Hollywood intersection
    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews were working Monday to shut down the water flowing from a pipe that burst near a busy Hollywood intersection, officials said. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • Most accident-prone intersection is N. High at Wilson Bridge
    The intersection with the most traffic accidents in Worthington is North High Street and Wilson Bridge Road, but one is more likely to be injured in a crash a half mile east, at East Wilson Bridge and Worthington-Galena roads. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'

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