# Definitions and Synonyms of *intersection* | Another word for *intersection* | What is *intersection? *

*Definition 1: the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path) - [noun denoting act]*

*(**intersection* is a kind of ...) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

*intersection*is a kind of ...) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

*"the joining of hands around the table"**"there was a connection via the internet"**Definition 2: a junction where one street or road crosses another - [noun denoting artifact]*

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*(**intersection* is a kind of ...) the place where two or more things come together

*intersection*is a kind of ...) the place where two or more things come together

*(... is a kind of **intersection* ) the intersection of two streets

*intersection*) the intersection of two streets

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*"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"*### (... is a kind of *intersection* ) intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass

### (... is part of *intersection*) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

*Definition 3: a point where lines intersect - [noun denoting cognition]*

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*(**intersection* is a kind of ...) a geometric element that has position but no extension

*intersection*is a kind of ...) a geometric element that has position but no extension

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*"a point is defined by its coordinates"*### (... is a kind of *intersection* ) (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship

### (... is a kind of *intersection* ) the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure

*Definition 4: a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena - [noun denoting cognition]*

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*there was no overlap between their proposals*

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*(**intersection* is a kind of ...) a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

*intersection*is a kind of ...) a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

*(... is a kind of **intersection* ) a point where a choice must be made

*intersection*) a point where a choice must be made

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*"Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology"*### (... is a kind of *intersection* ) the overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other

*"the interface between chemistry and biology"**Definition 5: the set of elements common to two or more sets - [noun denoting group]*

*Samples where intersection or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things*

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*(**intersection* is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

*intersection*is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

*"a set of books"**"a set of golf clubs"**"a set of teeth"**Definition 6: a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations - [noun denoting shape]*

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