What does the word intersection mean?

Usage examples for intersection

  1. When he reached the intersection where he normally turned toward home, he steered right and then impulsively left, veering back into the traffic going straight ahead. – Michelangelo's Shoulder by John Moncure Wetterau
  2. Prentiss in person put Hickenlooper's battery in position immediately to the right of the Corinth road, near the intersection of the roads. – From Fort Henry to Corinth by Manning Ferguson Force
  3. But the intersection of a with u and the intersection of c' with u' are corresponding points on u and u', and the line joining them is clearly c itself. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman