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intersect

[‚in·tər′sekt]
(engineering)
To find a position by the triangulation method.
(science and technology)
To pass through or across.

intersect

In a relational database, to match two files and produce a third file with records that are common in both. For example, intersecting an American file and a programmer file would yield American programmers.
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Three additional holes have recently been completed beneath Michelin, intersecting mineralization at vertical depths of 450 metres, 550 metres and 700 metres.
NT-031 intersected 117 meters of breccia with highly anomalous gold values (identical to the breccia intersected in NT-32) before intersecting the one meter section of 69.
Target KD-209 was a magnetic low anomaly tested by a vertical hole, intersecting 4.
Drilling is continuing across the Washington vein, with hole RBU-28 intersecting visible gold 300 feet west of previously-mined areas, and RBU-23 intersecting 4 quartz veins with visible gold within 30 feet of core length.
At the base of the lavas, a zone of altered ultramafic rock was drilled, before intersecting 56 metres of quartzites.
The aim of continued drilling will be of intersecting any gold mineralization that may be developed within any of the Witwatersrand stratigraphy that may be intersected as the drillhole progresses.
Once resolved, drilling will continue with the aim of intersecting any gold mineralization that may be developed within the Witwatersrand stratigraphy.
Drilling on ZF 1 and ZF 2, where drilling will resume shortly using the additional rigs, is aimed at intersecting a full succession of the Platreef and its hangingwall rocks and drilling into the footwall rocks.