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in·ter·sect / ˌintərˈsekt/ • v. [tr.] divide (something) by passing or lying across it: occasionally the water table intersects the earth's surface, forming streams and lakes the area is intersected only by minor roads. ∎  [intr.] (of two or more things) pass or lie across each other: lines of latitude and longitude intersect at right angles.

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intersect XVII. See INTER-, BISECT.
So intersection XVI.