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intersect

verb uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsekt/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
[I or T] (of lines, roads, etc.) to cross one another: The roads intersect near the bridge. [T] to divide an area into smaller parts by crossing it with straight lines: The gardens are intersected by gravel paths.
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