• Intersect

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɛkt

    Origin

    From Latin intersecare ("to cut between, cut off"), from inter ("between") + secare ("to cut").

    Full definition of intersect

    Verb

    1. To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts.Parallel lines don't intersect.Any two diameters of a circle intersect each other at the centre.
      • CowperLands intersected by a narrow frith
        Abhor each other.
    2. (mathematics) of two sets, to have at least one element in common

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