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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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Drill holes in the Karina area had no significant intersects.
In the Hawaii area, 6 drill holes TRC-016 to TRC-018, TRC-030, TRC-032, TRC-033 contained several intersects of anomalous gold values and low grade silver over lengths of 1 to 21 meters.
This hole had several intersects of anomalous gold values and low grade silver over lengths of 1 to 9 meters.
Privately held Intersect Software is the premier provider of Enterprise Engineering Management (EEM) software, a next-generation enterprise application that saves time, increases efficiency, and reduces costly errors for the research & development and engineering workforce in large companies.

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