point of intersection

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Noun1.point of intersection - a point where lines intersectpoint of intersection - a point where lines intersect  
point - a geometric element that has position but no extension; "a point is defined by its coordinates"
metacenter, metacentre - (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship
vertex - the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
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THEIR POINT OF INTERSECTION, which no traveller has yet been able to reach, is the very heart of Africa, and it is thither that all efforts should now be directed.
Lashing the two topmasts together, and making allowance for their unequal length, at the point of intersection I attached the double block of the main throat- halyards.
Her pure, red lips half smiled; her serene and candid brow became troubled, at intervals, under her thoughts, like a mirror under the breath; and from beneath her long, drooping, black eyelashes, there escaped a sort of ineffable light, which gave to her profile that ideal serenity which Raphael found at the mystic point of intersection of virginity, maternity, and divinity.
But the trail still continued to bend to the right till it promised to make a loop, and the point of intersection seemed to be the edge of the plantation where the horses had been left.
If driven sharply back by a sudden onset of the enemy--and pickets are not expected to make a stand after firing--the men would come into the converging roads and naturally following them to their point of intersection could be rallied and "formed." In his small way the author of these dispositions was something of a strategist; if Napoleon had planned as intelligently at Waterloo he would have won that memorable battle and been overthrown later.
We observe that the crisp point of intersection is obtained where the centres of both Gaussian curves meet.
Owing to the geometric properties of an octahedron, this point of intersection is given as:
Method 1 resulted in a restrained joint length of 53 feet on each side of the elbow point of intersection (PI).
In other words, the 9/11 hijackers and the trafficking victims shared the same "facilitator." This facilitator was a point of intersection of crime and terrorism.
(20) attempts to bifurcate the two distributions by taking their point of intersection as the sensing threshold [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
It is to be proved that the third point of intersection also rests on the same chord.
Waskow of Belton, Texas, as a point of intersection. Waskow joined the division's 143rd Infantry Regiment with two of his brothers, John and August.