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verb British English pronunciation: intersect /ˌɪntə(r)ˈsekt/ 
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present tense
present participleintersecting
past tenseintersected
past participleintersected
  1. 1
    [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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