intersection
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɪntəɹˌsɛkʃən/, /ˌɪntəɹˈsɛkʃən/
Noun

intersection (plural intersections)

  1. The junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.
  2. Any overlap, confluence, or crossover.
  3. (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).
  4. (set theory) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.
  5. (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]
  6. (category theory) The pullback of a corner of monics.
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