intersection

Part of speech: noun

The act of intersecting.

Part of speech: noun

A place of crossing or cutting.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Lehmer, Derrick Norman.