Intersection

  • 1 intersection — [ ɛ̃tɛrsɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1640; « interruption » 1390; lat. intersectio, de secare « couper » 1 ♦ Rencontre, lieu de rencontre de deux lignes, de deux surfaces ou de deux volumes qui se coupent. Point d intersection. Intersection de deux plans.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 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… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 intersection — UK US /ˌɪntəˈsekʃən/ noun [C or U] ► the point where two things come together and have an effect on each other: intersection of sth and sth »The book looks at the intersection of religious belief and business …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 intersection — (n.) act or fact of crossing, 1550s, from M.Fr. intersection (14c.) and directly from L. intersectionem (nom. intersectio) a cutting asunder, intersection, noun of action from pp. stem of intersecare intersect, cut asunder, from inter between… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Intersection — In ter*sec tion, n. [L. intersectio: cf. F. intersection.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act, state, or place of intersecting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) The point or line in which one line or surface cuts another. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 intersection — I noun bivium, concourse, conjunction, connection, crossing, crossing point, crosspoint, crossroad, crosswalk, cruciation, decussatio, decussation, interconnection, intercrossing, joining place, joint, junction, juncture, meeting place, meeting… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Intersection — Título Entre dos mujeres Ficha técnica Dirección Mark Rydell Guion Marshall Brickman Música …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 8 Intersection — (v. lat.), Durchschnitt …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 intersection — [n] crossroads circle, cloverleaf, crossing, crosswalk, crossway, interchange, junction, stop; concept 501 …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 intersection — ► NOUN 1) a point or line common to lines or surfaces that intersect. 2) a point at which two roads intersect. DERIVATIVES intersectional adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 intersection — [in′tər sek΄shən, in΄tər sek′shən] n. [L intersectio] 1. the act of intersecting 2. a place of intersecting; specif., a) the point or line where two lines or surfaces meet or cross b) the place where two or more roads meet or, esp., cross 3. Math …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Intersection — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Intersection », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot « intersection »,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 intersection — (in tèr sè ksion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de géométrie. Lieu où des lignes, des surfaces, des solides se coupent réciproquement. L intersection d un cylindre et d un plan. •   On sait assez que les équations indéterminées… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 INTERSECTION — n. f. T. de Géométrie Le point où deux lignes se coupent l’une l’autre, la ligne où deux surfaces se coupent réciproquement. Point d’intersection. Ligne d’intersection. Le centre d’un cercle est situé à l’intersection de deux diamètres.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 Intersection — Als Intersection (deutsch: Schnittpunkt) wird in der Luftfahrt ein definierter Kartenpunkt bezeichnet, der es den Piloten ermöglicht bei der Navigation ihren Flugplan einzuhalten. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Definition 2 Darstellung 3 Bezeichnung und… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 INTERSECTION — s. f. T. de Géom. Point où deux lignes, deux plans, etc., se coupent l un l autre. Le centre d un cercle est situé à l intersection de deux diamètres. Point d intersection. L intersection de deux plans …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 intersection — n. 1) a busy; dangerous intersection 2) at an intersection * * * [ˌɪntə sekʃ(ə)n] dangerousintersection a busy at an intersection …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 intersection — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)se̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] intersections N COUNT: oft N of/with n An intersection is a place where roads or other lines meet or cross. ...at the intersection of two main canals. ...a busy highway intersection. Syn: junction …

    English dictionary

  • 19 intersection — UK [ˈɪntə(r)ˌsekʃ(ə)n] / US [ˈɪntərˌsekʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms intersection : singular intersection plural intersections a place where roads, lines etc join or cross each other The school is at the intersection of two main roads …

    English dictionary

  • 20 intersection — As applied to a street or highway means the space occupied by two streets at the point where they cross each other. Space common to both streets or highways, formed by continuing the curb lines. Western Union Tel. Co. v. Dickson, 27 Tenn.App. 752 …

    Black's law dictionary