intersect definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To reduce across or through: The path intersects the park.
    • to make an intersection with; cross: the trail intersects the highway a mile from right here.
    • To reduce into or between; to cut or get across mutually; to divide into parts.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To reduce across or overlap each other: sectors intersecting on a graph.
    • to make an intersection; mix: These two fences intersect in the creek.
    • To cut into each other; to satisfy and mix both.
  • verb:
    • to cross; to reduce
    • of two units, to own one aspect in common
    • meet at a place
  • others:
    • To cut or divide into parts; lay or pass around: since, the ecliptic intersects the equator.
    • To cut apart; individual by intervening.
    • To cut into one another; satisfy and mix one another; have, as two geometrical loci, several things in common: as, intersecting lines.
  • noun:
    • In geometry, a place of intersection.

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