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intersection

 
Noun intersection has 6 senses
  1. intersection, intersection point, point of intersection - a point where lines intersect
    --1 is a kind of point
    --1 has particulars: metacenter, metacentre; vertex
  2. intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour - a junction where one street or road crosses another
    --2 is a kind of junction
    --2 is a part of road, route
    --2 has particulars:
     corner, street corner, turning point; level crossing, grade crossing
  3. intersection - a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
    --3 is a kind of
    set
    --3 has particulars: origin
  4. intersection, product, cartesian product - 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"
    --4 is a kind of set
  5. overlap, convergence, intersection - a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
    --5 is a kind of representation, mental representation, internal representation
    --5 has particulars: crossroads; interface
  6. intersection - the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
    --6 is a kind of
    joining, connection, connexion
    Derived form: verb intersect1
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