Meaning of intersection

in•ter•sec•tion

Pronunciation: (in"tur-sek'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a place where two or more roads meet, esp. when at least one is a major highway; junction.
  2. any place of intersection or the act or fact of intersecting.
    1. Also calledmeet,product.the set of elements that two or more sets have in common. Symbol: ∩
    2. the greatest lower bound of two elements in a lattice.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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