American English

Definition of intersect verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intersect
    he / she / it intersects
    past simple intersected
    -ing form intersecting
    jump to other results
  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] (of lines, roads, etc.) to meet or cross each other intersect (something) a pattern of intersecting streets The lines intersect at right angles. intersect with something The path intersected with a busy road.
  2. 2[transitive, usually passive] intersect something (with something) to divide an area by crossing it The landscape is intersected with spectacular gorges.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: intersect