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intersection


in·ter·sec·tion  (ntr-skshn)
n.
1. The act, process, or result of intersecting.
2. also (ntr-sk-) A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.
3. Mathematics
a. The point or locus of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
b. A set that contains elements shared by two or more given sets.

intersection [ˌɪntəˈsɛkʃən ˈɪntəˌsɛk-]
n
1. a point at which things intersect, esp a road junction
2. the act of intersecting or the state of being intersected
3. (Mathematics) Maths
a.  a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
b.  Also called product the set of elements that are common to two sets
c.  the operation that yields that set from a pair of given sets. Symbol: ∩, as in AB
intersectional  adj

intersection  (ntr-skshn)
1. The point or set of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
2. 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.


intersection  /ntrskn/  n. 1 a crossing of roads: Traffic lights control the movement of cars at intersections. 2 a point or area that two geometric figures share: The intersection of two lines can form four angles. intersection

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