point of intersection


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point of intersection

[′pȯint əv ‚in·tər′sek·shən]
(civil engineering)
The point at which two straight sections or tangents to a road curve or rail curve meet when extended.
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The point P is obtained as the point of intersection of the continuations of the lines KL and BE, as described in the construction of the tangent.
Then there is one point of intersection between the line and circle [V.sub.VCC]([U.sub.m+1], [U.sub.m+3]).
If [M.sub.f] [greater than or equal to] 0.67, [N.sub.f] [less than or equal to] 0.33, G do not contain any point of intersection between two strong edges.
Assume that the robots move by [v.sub.a] and [v.sub.b], speeds, respectively, and their distances from the point of intersection of the trajectories are vectors a and b.
Nonetheless, the largest point of intersection within the essays is their attention to Othello.
To understand why, we must first look back to the most prominent point of intersection between the two providers of ELN/ MES: instrument interfacing.
The coming together of these three people, along with the unexpected appearance of a Maquis traitor, forms a confluence of its own, a dangerous point of intersection that, if dared, may finally reveal the truth.
If we follow the circle with radius four units until it crosses the line which is four units from the directrix, then the point of intersection will be four units from each.
The emblem acted as a point of intersection between a wide range of concerns within humanist culture: the purpose of poetry, the relations between literature and scholarship, modes of intertextuality, and the relative power of the visual and the verbal.
* In conformity therewith, the magnitude of the abscissa, between a secant and a point of intersection of hyperbolas on the line Y = 0.5, also changes;
Content covers institutional and human development at the local and global levels and is designed to provide a forum for those involved in Middle Eastern studies and the use of law as a point of intersection for research.
Conceived as a point of intersection between artists and researchers in science and technology, the $142 million centre aims to consolidate Rensselaer's reputation for excellence and experimentation in the electronic arts.