1. intersect love

## Definitions

### American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition

1. v. To cut across or through: The path intersects the park.
2. v. To form an intersection with; cross: The road intersects the highway a mile from here.
3. v. To cut across or overlap each other: circles intersecting on a graph.
4. v. To form an intersection; cross: These two fences intersect at the creek.

### Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

1. To cut or divide into parts; lie or pass across: as, the ecliptic intersects the equator.
2. To cut apart; separate by intervening.
3. To cut into one another; meet and cross each other; have, as two geometrical loci, one or more points in common: as, intersecting lines. In the ordinary language of geometry a curve and its tangent are not said to intersect, but in a more careful use of language they no doubt would be said to do so. See extract under intersection, 2.
4. n. In geometry, a point of intersection.

### Wiktionary

1. v. to cross; to cut
2. v. mathematics of two sets, to have at least one element in common

### GNU Webster's 1913

1. v. To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts.
2. v. To cut into one another; to meet and cross each other.

### WordNet 3.0

1. v. meet at a point

## Etymologies

1. From Latin intersecare ("to cut between, cut off"), from inter ("between") + secare ("to cut"). (Wiktionary)
2. Latin intersecāre, intersect- : inter-, inter- + secāre, to cut; see sek- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

## Examples

• “They have a nice primer to help you figure out how all the various titles intersect, which is non-trivial to keep track of in the X-Universe. continuity.”

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• “The point at which these two curves intersect is the equilibrium point, which is also known as “perfect competition” and is generally held up — by economists, anyway — as the goal for all markets.”

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• “To most “normal” people the question of where the laws of the state and the laws of war intersect is a difficult one.”

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• “I think about where A & B intersect is where B takes an upward turn.”

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• “However, as an illustrator, to not explore the territory where these two vectors intersect is short-changing the audience, the client, the author, the book, and myself.”

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• “Draw a line between Seattle and Boise, then draw another line between Portland and Missoula, and where those two lines intersect is where I went spent four years of my life.”

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• “I think the point where they intersect is a car crash. fun & comedy » Blog Archive » No idea what’s ahead.”

• “I've been trying to find a piece for Sirenia Digest located at the place where cannibalism and tooth pain intersect.”

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• “Rarely, however, do the two intersect, which is why the Sunshine State marveled on Monday at the fate of Jennifer”

• “(Sometimes these two groups intersect, which is where the fun really begins.)”

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