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


  • Craig-Decatur intersection partially closed after motorcycle crash
    Westbound Craig Road and southbound Decatur Boulevard are shut down at the intersection while police investigate a motorcycle crash that critically injured one, Las Vegas police said. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • Craig-Decatur intersection fully closed after motorcycle crash
    The intersection of Craig Road and Decatur Boulevard has been shut down while police investigate a motorcycle crash that critically injured one, Las Vegas police said. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'
  • State will study busy intersection in Carrollton
    Responding to concerns in Carrollton over traffic congestion at the intersection of state Routes 43 and 39, state transportation officials are launching a traffic study. Read more on this news related to 'Intersection'

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