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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of intersect.


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  • Next day we passed northwestward, through a plain intersected by numbers of small streams, flowing through deep canals of cut rock, which unite and form

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • It was so happened my two jobs kind of intersected this morning.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2003

  • The singularity point where all universes intersected was now a polyhedral globe and characters could be standing inside, outside, or anywhere and that would be the “floor” of the CROSSROADS for him or her.

    The Codex Continual » Bulwark Comics: CROSSROADS

  • Among the ways potential candidates 'lives have intersected with the orbit of Obama:

    'Short list' for court picks shows ties to Obama

  • On Tuesday, look for Part 2, in which the couple recall their first attempt to marry and how their quest for a legal union intersected with their path to parenthood.

    Here Come The Brides! Follow One Lesbian Couple's Road To The Altar

  • For me, these two definitions do not just create a crossroads of meaning when intersected but more so, the saliency of the connection is that one is a mircocosm standing in for the macrocosm.

    Maytha Alhassen: Love is... ?

  • But I did feel a sense of shame, uncomfortably reminded of how we'd treated him -- there's nothing like the death of someone your life has only briefly intersected with to remind you of your mortality and fragility.

    Haroon Moghul: Finding Meaning In The Death Of A Teacher

  • Washington, D.C., was the scene of a devastating satirical attack this morning, as a tweet from The Onion, the well-known fake-news site, intersected with the most humorless residents of the most self-absorbed city in the world, touching off a tsunami of ultra-seriousness.

    Beltway Media Slain By Satire

  • But typical of the chasm that existed even between the most elite blacks and whites, their early lives barely intersected.

    Burial for a King

  • Gillespie had never met Rutgers, had only spoken to her over the phone during times when SB and FBI interests intersected.

    Etched in Bone


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