- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪntɚˈsɛkt/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪntəˈsɛkt/
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- Rhymes: -ɛkt
- (transitive, intransitive) 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.
- 1785, William Cowper, The Task
- Lands intersected by a narrow frith / Abhor each other.
- (mathematics) Of two sets, to have at least one element in common.
to cross each other; to cut each other