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


  • South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could — soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves. Nearly 40 years ago, at the same intersection, young blacks marched to protest the white racist rulers of the time, drawing a b Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • 3 die in crash near Williston
    Three people including a baby were killed Saturday when two cars collided at an intersection in Levy County, reported the Florida Highway Patrol. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • UDOT exploring alternatives for intersection upgrade after business owners express concern
    ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Utah Department of Transportation says an upgrade of the busy intersection of Bluff Street and Sunset will not go forward as previously planned. Engineers are still weighing options before anything is done. The project was originally set to start this summer. UDOT estimates 40,000 cars use the intersection every year, […] Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'

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