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verb intersect pronunciation in British English /ˌɪntə(r)ˈsekt/
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present tense
present participleintersecting
past tenseintersected
past participleintersected
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    [intransitive/transitive] if lines or roads intersect, they join or cross each other
    The path intersects the road at a sharp angle.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to divide a place or a surface by lines, roads etc
      The landscape is intersected with dark hedges.


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