Usage examples for intersection

  1. Now an " intersection point;" Watch the compass turn. – Rookie Rhymes by The Men of the 1st. and 2nd. Provisional Training Regiments, Plattsburg, New York.
  2. To- day the ends of the two naves, with a little cupola at the intersection, present an irregular and picturesque aspect; the interior, likewise, by its irregularities, recalls the curious origin of the structure. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  3. Cars had piled up at the intersection to wait for the fire engines to make their swing, and Boswellister leaped to the middle of the intersection as soon as the trucks had turned. – The Glory of Ippling by Helen M. Urban
  4. But the intersection of a with u and the intersection of c' with u' are corresponding points on u and u', and the line joining them is clearly c itself. – An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry by Lehmer, Derrick Norman
  5. One day they were travelling together, when they arrived at the intersection of the roads to Sienna, Arezzo, and Florence. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  6. He barreled into the intersection; his step- plate ground the concrete as he made a screaming left turn. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  7. Worth, at her shoulder, now looked down the sheer descent which exaggerated the seven stories of the St. Dunstan; because of its crowning position on the hill and the intersection of streets, we looked over the roofs of the houses before us, far above their chimney tops. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  8. Penny cried as the taxi- man hesitated at an intersection. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  9. So unless whoever drew this map is positive that the island is exactly at the intersection of the degrees of latitude and longitude which you have given me, it might be seventy miles one way or the other off from the location given here. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  10. It was spray of wild sloe cut from a thicket and trimmed to the shape of a cross, with one stiff thorn, broad based and sharp at the point as a needle, projecting at right angles from the intersection. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  11. A distinct draft of fresh air was blowing into the chamber through the intersection of the masonry at that particular point- and nowhere else. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  12. A lofty bridge, crossed by two broad flights of stairs and tapering to a tower, stands at the intersection of the three chief Feria avenues. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  13. Give what name to it we will, it is a manifestation of power which crosses our established laws of combination at a very open angle of intersection. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. At the southwestern angle, the intersection of the two cathedrals is hidden by the gigantic tower. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade