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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intersection  \In`ter*sec"tion\,  n.  [L.  intersectio:  cf  F. 
  intersection.] 
  1.  The  act  state,  or  place  of  intersecting. 
 
  2.  (Geom.)  The  point  or  line  in  which  one  line  or  surface 
  cuts  another. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intersection 
  n  1:  a  point  where  lines  intersect  [syn:  {intersection  point},  {point 
  of  intersection}] 
  2:  a  place  where  one  street  or  road  crosses  another  [syn:  {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:  {product}] 
  5:  a  representation  of  common  ground  between  theories  or 
  phenomena;  "there  was  no  overlap  between  their  proposals" 
  [syn:  {overlap},  {convergence}] 
  6:  the  act  of  joining  by  causing  your  path  to  intersect  your 
  target's  path 




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