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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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The geophysical model for the area indicates that there is an opening of a basin from the area of these Witwatersrand intersections towards BH 48, where there is an enhanced probability of intersecting gold mineralization, if the upper part of Witwatersrand stratigraphy is preserved.
Below the basement wedge, a further 82 m of sandstone was recovered before intersecting the unconformity at 204 m below surface.
A second steeper angled drill hole was successful in intersecting the hanging wall of the mineralized shear structure.
Magnetic surveys have also outlined a large strong anomaly in the area of intersecting structural patterns that has not been previously tested.
The second hole was collared approximately 250 meters south of the first hole and entered the target zone at a depth of 41 meters intersecting similar visible mineralized strata over a true thickness of 55 meters.
An additional angle hole was drilled approximately 100 m north of the discovery hole without intersecting kimberlite.