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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.
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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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In many domains, for land resource as an example, the intersection computation is needed; we need to compute the objects from land use data intersecting with other land data to make spatial and statistical analysis.
Let [pi] be a plane of [SIGMA] intersecting K, in l + 1 points.
All icosahedral forms have fifteen intersecting 2-and ten intersecting 3-fold axes, as well as six intersecting non-crystallographic 5-fold axes.
Through these intersecting networks of meaning in history, multiple Jewish texts, practices, and identities have been created in a multicultural context.
However, the FAA is planning to relax the present restrictions from 27 May and the pilots' union has urged its members not to land on intersecting runways after that date, fearing that safety will be compromised.
Intersecting Boundaries: The Theater of Adrienne Kennedy deserves to be read by all.
With their grids of intersecting lines overlaying the earth like a carpet of Carl Andre's tiles, these works remind us that there is no longer an unadulterated landscape and also very little virgin territory left to painting.
NAM-037 targeted down dip projections of the Princesa Vein intersecting 124g/t AgEq over 1.6m with 70g/t Ag and 0.63% Pb and 1.34% Zn from 339.3m to 341m.
Eight of the nine holes intersected significant gold anomalies with hole MIN11-06 intersecting 39.2 metres at an average grade of 0.6 gram per tonne (g/t) gold (Au).
Drill highlights include drill hole MEX-138 intersecting 63.9ft of 1.045% copper, 0.323% nickel and 1.565 g/t of Total Precious Metals (TPM = Platinum+ Palladium+ Gold); MEX-129 intersecting 30.0ft of 1.055% copper, 0.272% nickel, and 3.190 g/t TPM; MEX-131 intersecting 29.5 ft of 1.464% copper, 0.347% nickel and 1.385 g/t TPM; and MEX-77W1 intersecting 25.0ft of 0.945% copper, 0.303% nickel and 2.529 g/t TPM.
The idea of a line of smaller, intersecting geodesic domes was arrived at late in the day, but it solved all the problems at once and made the project possible.
A unique secondary process utilizes a twist drill to drill a 90 degree lubrication hole in four parts simultaneously, intersecting with the 23.74" deep hole; a post-drilling inspection provides continuous gaging to assure that the two holes intersect.