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Pronunciation:  `intur'sekshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
  2. [n]  a junction where one street or road crosses another
  3. [n]  a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
  4. [n]  a point where lines intersect
  5. [n]  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"
  6. [n]  a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations

INTERSECTION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: carrefour, convergence, crossing, crossroad, crossway, intersection point, overlap, point of intersection, product
 See Also: connection, connexion, corner, crossroads, grade crossing, interface, internal representation, joining, junction, level crossing, mental representation, origin, point, representation, road, route, set, set, street corner, turning point, vertex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`ter*sec"tion\, n. [L. intersectio: cf. F.
1. The act, state, or place of intersecting.

2. (Geom.) The point or line in which one line or surface
   cuts another.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at an intersection, represents a decision or choice that you need to make.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: access, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, aisle, alley, ambulatory, aperture, arcade, artery, assent, avenue, carrefour, channel, chiasma, chorus, cloister, cloverleaf, coherence, coincidence, colonnade, communication, compatibility, concert, concord, concordance, conduit, conformance, conformation, conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, connection, consistency, consonance, consort, cooperation, correspondence, corridor, covered way, cross section, crossing, crosspoint, crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, cruciation, decussation, defile, equivalence, exit, ferry, flyover, ford, gallery, grade crossing, harmony, inlet, interchange, intercrossing, intersecting, junction, lane, level crossing, oneness, opening, outlet, overcrossing, overlap, overpass, parallelism, pass, passage, passageway, peace, portico, railroad tunnel, rapport, rotary, self-consistency, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tally, timing, traffic circle, traject, trajet, transection, transversion, traversal, tunnel, undercrossing, underpass, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, viaduct