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1. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] a point where lines intersect.

Synonyms

  • point of intersection
  • intersection point
  • metacenter
  • metacentre
  • vertex

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected
  • connected
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Intersection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

Example sentences of the word intersection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut the branches back to the next living intersection of limbs.

Quotes containing the word intersection


1. There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
- Barack Obama

2. Habit is the intersection of knowledge (what to do), skill (how to do), and desire (want to do).
- Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

2. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] a junction where one street or road crosses another.

Synonyms

  • crossing
  • crossway
  • road
  • crossroad
  • corner
  • turning point
  • grade crossing
  • route
  • carrefour
  • junction
  • level crossing

Antonyms

  • antinode
  • node
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)

3. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations.

Synonyms

  • origin

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)

4. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.

Synonyms

  • mental representation
  • interface
  • overlap
  • representation
  • internal representation
  • crossroads

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)

5. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path).

Synonyms

  • connection
  • joining

Antonyms

  • divergence
  • divergency
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)

6. intersection

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈsɛkʃən'] the set of elements common to two or more sets.

Synonyms

  • product
  • Cartesian product

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • intersectio (Latin)
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