intersecting intersecting  /ˌɪn tər ˈsɛk tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) crossed or intersected in the form of an X

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This little piece of faunal ephemera might otherwise have gone unnoticed outside the rarely intersecting subcultures of gays and shepherds.
  2. It was his genius to show the two constantly intersecting.
  3. Much like a simplified Scrabble, Bananagrams has players arrange tiles in intersecting words, but with no board or point values to keep track of.

News

  1. On The Run: Races becoming more and more like social events

    It's no secret that there are more road races taking place than ever before. But the running resurgence is also intersecting with the current boom in independent craft brewing. To set their events apart, local race organizers are teaming with local
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Salem News

  2. Collingwood project closing lanes, side streets

    Water line construction that began Thursday on part of Collingwood Boulevard will close lanes and intersecting streets through July, the city transportation division announced.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  3. Marianne Vitale: ‘Diamond Crossing’

    The Zach Feuer gallery exhibits “Diamond Crossing,” a network of intersecting railroad tracks arranged by Marianne Vitale.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "You don't have that spinner rack of comic books sitting in the local five-and-dime any more," said Dan Buckley, president of Marvel Publishing. "We don't have our product intersecting kids in their lifestyle space as much as we used to."
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Dan Buckley Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "These intersecting crises have come together to unravel the project of corporate-driven globalization," said Walden Bello, of the Focus on the Global South. "We don't believe in the G-8. These are not the leaders of the world."
    on Jul 5, 2008 By: Walden Bello Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. The quartet was formed specifically to deal with Israeli-Palestinian matters, but Rice said "those issues are now intersecting" with the Israel-Syria track and a new push to deal with the disputed Chebaa Farms area held by Israel but claimed by...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

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