intersection Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “intersection” in the English Dictionary

"intersection" in British English

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uk   /ˌɪn.təˈsek.ʃən/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/

intersection noun (LINES)

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

intersection noun (ROADS)

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

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intersectionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·tərˌsek·ʃən/
geometry a ​point or set of ​points where two ​lines, ​planes, etc., cross algebra An intersection is a ​group of ​items that ​belong to two different sets. An intersection is a ​place where ​streetsmeet or cross each other: Times Square is one of New York’s ​busiest intersections.
(Definition of intersection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"intersection" in Business English

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intersectionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌɪntəˈsekʃən/
the ​point where two things come together and have an ​effect on each other: intersection of sth and sth The ​book looks at the intersection of religious belief and ​business.
(Definition of intersection from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intersection”
in Arabic تَقاطُع…
in Korean 교차로…
in Portuguese cruzamento…
in Catalan intersecció, encreuament…
in Japanese 交差点…
in Chinese (Simplified) 线, (两条线的)相交, 交点…
in Turkish kavşak, kesişme noktası…
in Russian перекресток…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線, (兩條線的)相交, 交點…
in Italian incrocio (di strade)…
in Polish skrzyżowanie…
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