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intersection

noun uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsek.ʃən/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/

intersection noun (LINES)

[C or U] an occasion when two lines cross, or the point where this happens: The intersection of the lines on the graph marks the point where we start to make a profit.

intersection noun (ROADS)

[C] mainly US the place where two or more roads join or cross each other: a busy intersection Turn right at the next intersection.
(Definition of intersection from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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