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3 definitions found
 for intersection
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intersection \In`ter*sec"tion\, n. [L. intersectio: cf. F.
     intersection.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The act, state, or place of intersecting.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Geom.) The point or line in which one line or surface
        cuts another.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  intersection
      n 1: a point where lines intersect [syn: intersection,
           intersection point, point of intersection]
      2: a junction where one street or road crosses another [syn:
         intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing,
         carrefour]
      3: a point or set of points common to two or more geometric
         configurations
      4: 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" [syn: intersection, product, Cartesian
         product]
      5: a representation of common ground between theories or
         phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
         [syn: overlap, convergence, intersection]
      6: the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to
         intersect your target's path)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  102 Moby Thesaurus words for "intersection":
     access, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, aisle, alley,
     ambulatory, aperture, arcade, artery, assent, avenue, carrefour,
     channel, chiasma, chorus, cloister, cloverleaf, coherence,
     coincidence, colonnade, communication, compatibility, concert,
     concord, concordance, conduit, conformance, conformation,
     conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity,
     connection, consistency, consonance, consort, cooperation,
     correspondence, corridor, covered way, cross section, crossing,
     crosspoint, crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, cruciation,
     decussation, defile, equivalence, exit, ferry, flyover, ford,
     gallery, grade crossing, harmony, inlet, interchange,
     intercrossing, intersecting, junction, lane, level crossing,
     oneness, opening, outlet, overcrossing, overlap, overpass,
     parallelism, pass, passage, passageway, peace, portico,
     railroad tunnel, rapport, rotary, self-consistency, symmetry, sync,
     synchronism, tally, timing, traffic circle, traject, trajet,
     transection, transversion, traversal, tunnel, undercrossing,
     underpass, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, viaduct
  
  

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