HyperDic: intersection

English > 6 senses of the word intersection:
NOUNcognitionintersection, intersection point, point of intersectiona point where lines intersect
artifactintersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefoura junction where one street or road crosses another
shapeintersectiona point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
groupintersection, product, Cartesian productthe set of elements common to two or more sets
cognitionintersection, overlap, convergencea representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
actintersectionthe act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
intersection > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerseh'kshahn; ih.nterseh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA point where lines intersect.
Synonymsintersection point, point of intersection
Narrowermetacenter, metacentre(shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side
vertexThe point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
BroaderpointA geometric element that has position but no extension
Spanishintersección, punto de intersección
Catalanintersecció, punt d'intersecció
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA junction where one street or road crosses another.
Synonymscrossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour
Part ofroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Narrowercorner, street corner, turning pointThe intersection of two streets
level crossing, grade crossingintersection of a railway and a road on the same level
BroaderjunctionThe place where two or more things come together
Spanishcarrefour, cruce de caminos, cruce, encrucijada, intersección
Catalancarrefour, cruïlla, encreuament, intersecció
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningA point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations.
NarroweroriginThe point of intersection of coordinate axes
Broaderset(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
Spanishintersección
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe set of elements common to two or more sets.
Example"the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things"
Synonymsproduct, Cartesian product
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
SpanishCartesian product, intersección, producto cartesiano
Catalanproducte cartesià
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.
Synonymsoverlap, convergence
NarrowercrossroadsA point where a choice must be made
interfaceThe overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Spanishconvergencia, superposición
Catalanconvergència, superposició
English > intersection: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path).
Broaderjoining, connection, connexionThe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Spanishintersección
Catalanintersecció
Verbsintersectmeet / meet at a point

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