Meaning of INTERSECTION in English

INTERSECTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌin-tər-ˈsek-shən, especially in sense 2 ]

ˈin-tər-ˌ noun

Date: 1559

1. : the act or process of intersecting

2. : a place or area where two or more things (as streets) intersect

3.

a. : the set of elements common to two or more sets ; especially : the set of points common to two geometric configurations

b. : the operation of finding the intersection of two or more sets

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a intersection 3a

]

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.