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American English: /ˌɪn(t)ərˈsɛkʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪntəˈsɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of intersection in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Transport)
    Example sentences
    • Different models were explored to estimate the accident rate at road intersections.
    • However, greater road width at the intersection was found to have broadly the same benefit as ghost islands.
    • He adds that the traffic police should disallow left turns on some intersections of the road.
    1.2 (Geography, Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • Through that point draw a horizontal line to the intersection with the hypotenuse.
    • As with Morley's Miracle, we get a triangle at the intersection of those lines.
    • Simple results on arrangements of lines can be proved merely by observing that the lines and their intersections can be represented as a planar graph.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.