intersection

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈɪntəɹˌsɛkʃən/, /ˌɪntəɹˈsɛkʃən/

**intersection** (*plural* intersections)

- The junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.
- Any overlap, confluence, or crossover.
- (
*geometry*) The point or set of points common to two geometrical objects (such as the point where two lines meet or the line where two planes intersect). - (
*set theory*) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets. - (
*sports*) The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.[http://www.isu.org/vsite/vcontent/content/transnews/0,10869,4844-128590-19728-18885-295370-3787-4771-layout160-129898-news-item,00.html] - (
*category theory*) The pullback of a corner of monics.

- (
*junction of paths*) crossroads

- French: carrefour, intersection
- German: Kreuzung
- Italian: incrocio
- Portuguese: interseção
- Russian: перекрёсток
- Spanish: cruce

- French: intersection
- German: Schnittpunkt
- Portuguese: interseção
- Russian: пересече́ние
- Spanish: intersección

- French: intersection
- German: Durchschnitt
- Italian: intersezione
- Portuguese: interseção
- Russian: пересече́ние
- Spanish: intersección

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