Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun intersection

6 senses of intersection

Sense 1

intersection, intersection point, point of intersection -- (a point where lines intersect)

=> point -- (a geometric element that has position but no extension; "a point is defined by its coordinates")

Sense 2

intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour -- (a junction where one street or road crosses another)

=> junction -- (the place where two or more things come together)

Sense 3

intersection -- (a point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations)

=> set -- ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite")

Sense 4

intersection, product, Cartesian product -- (the set of elements common to two or more sets; "the set of red hats is the intersection of the set of hats and the set of red things")

=> set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")

Sense 5

overlap, convergence, intersection -- (a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals")

=> representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)

Sense 6

intersection -- (the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path))

=> joining, connection, connexion -- (the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet")