# Dictionary Definition

intersect v : meet at a point [syn: cross]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Pronunciation

- Rhymes: -ɛkt

### Verb

#### Translations

in mathematics

# Extensive Definition

Intersection has various meanings in different
contexts:

- In mathematics and geometry
- Intersection (set theory), the set of elements common to some collection of sets.
- Line-line intersection
- Line-plane intersection
- Line–sphere intersection
- Intersection of a polyhedron with a line
- Line segment intersection
- Intersection theory

- Intersection (road), a place where two roads meet (line-line intersection)
- Intersection (aviation), a virtual navigational fix

Intersection may also refer to:

- Intersection (film), a 1994 remake of the French film Les Choses de la vie.
- an element in the Reality TV series The Amazing Race. It requires two teams to join together and complete tasks as a newly conjoined team until further notice.
- Intersections (1985-2005), a 2006 box set released by Bruce Hornsby.

Intersect redirects here. It may refer to:

- an intelligence database that is the central plot device in the TV series Chuck.

intersect in German:
Mengenlehre#Schnittmenge

intersect in French: Intersection

intersect in Ido: Interseko

intersect in Dutch: Doorsnede

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accord,
agree, answer to, approach, assent, assort with, bar, be consistent, be of one, be
uniform with, bisect,
center, centralize, check, chime, close, close in, close up, close
with, cohere, coincide, come together,
concenter, concentralize, concentrate, concur, conform, conform with, consist
with, converge,
cooperate, correspond, crisscross, cross, crossbar, crosscut, cruciate, cut across, decussate, dovetail, fall in together,
fall in with, fit together, funnel, go together, go with,
hang together, harmonize, hit, hold together, intercross, interlock, jibe, lie across, lock, match, meet, narrow the gap, nip, overlap, parallel, pinch, register, register with,
respond to, run together, sing in chorus, sort with, square, square with, stand
together, tally, taper, transverse, traverse, unite