1. The act, state, or place of intersecting.
2. Geom. The point or line in which one line or surface cuts another.
n 1: a point where lines intersect [syn: intersection point, point
2: a junction where one street or road crosses another [syn: crossroad,
crossway, crossing, carrefour]
3: a point or set of points common to two or more geometric
4: the set of elements common to two or more sets; "the set of
red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the
set of red things" [syn: product, cartesian product]
5: a representation of common ground between theories or
phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
[syn: overlap, convergence]
6: the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to
intersect your target's path)