Meaning of “intersect” in the English Dictionary

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"intersect" in British English

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intersectverb

uk /ˌɪn.təˈsekt/ us /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈsekt/

(Definition of “intersect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intersect" in American English

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intersectverb

us /ˌɪn·tərˈsekt/

[ I/T ] to meet and go through or across:

[ T ] Weaver Street intersects Palmer Avenue at the next corner.

geometry (of a line or surface) To intersect is to cross at a point or set of points.

(Definition of “intersect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"intersect" in Business English

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intersectverb [ I ]

uk /ˌɪntəˈsekt/ us

if two things intersect, they come together and have an effect on each other:

intersect with sth We need to pinpoint the place where maximum achievable conservation intersects with the highest potential financial return.

(Definition of “intersect” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)