intersection intersection  /ˌɪn tər ˈsɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a point where lines intersect
  2. (n) a junction where one street or road crosses another
  3. (n) a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
  4. (n) the set of elements common to two or more sets
  5. (n) a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
  6. (n) the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)

Usage(s):

  1. Rahm Emanuel at the intersection of politics and policyand a lot of incoming arrows.
  2. He assumed that as always, local police had sealed off the intersection.
  3. The intersection turns out to be an entrance to Golden Gate Park.

News

  1. Intersection near Cornelius home ranks among most dangerous in Washington County

    85 accidents have taken place at the intersection of Northwest Wren and Northwest Susbauer roads since Jan. 2001. Four crashes have happened so far this year.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. Fargo intersection to close for work

    FARGO - The intersection of Fifth Avenue South and Ninth Street South will be closed this week while workers repair patches of pavement.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  3. Major intersection in north Charlotte closed

    On Monday, a major intersection in a North Charlotte neighborhood was shut down. The intersection of Grimes Street and Norris Avenue was closed for sewer work in the Tryon Hills neighborhood. There will be detours around the intersection set up for drivers' convenience. The intersection is expected to reopen Sunday afternoon.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

Quotes

  1. "This was a real world incident and there was a breakdown at the intersection of homeland security and public health," Thompson said. "The government has numerous plans and policies in place to secure our communities, but they just didn't...
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Bennie Thompson Source: Washington Post

  2. "Dick Darman was a brilliant, dedicated, and distinguished public servant, educator, and businessman who could direct traffic through the intersection of policy and politics as well as anybody I have ever known," said Baker, who worked with...
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: James A Baker III Source: Forbes

  3. "We believe the Chase accomplished the original goal - it made racing more competitive, made every race ...... mean more and created more excitement," NASCAR chairman Brian France said. "The key issue for us today is the intersection between...
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Brian France Source: SI.com

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