1. [ noun ] a point where lines intersect
Synonyms: point_of_intersection intersection_point
Related terms: point vertex metacenter
2. [ noun ] a junction where one street or road crosses another
Synonyms: crossroad carrefour crossing crossway
Related terms: confluence junction corner level_crossing road
3. [ noun ] the set of elements common to two or more sets
Synonyms: cartesian_product product

"the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things"

Related terms: set
4. [ noun ] a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
Synonyms: convergence overlap

"there was no overlap between their proposals"

Related terms: representation crossroads interface overlap
5. [ noun ] (mathematics) a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
Related terms: set origin
6. [ noun ] the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
Related terms: joining intersect
Similar spelling:   intersect