
chine 
the intersection of the side and bottom of a boat or other vessel. [1/4 definitions] 
cloverleaf 
a set of interchange roads, patterned like a fourleaf clover, at the intersection of two highways that are on different levels. [1/2 definitions] 
conic section 
in geometry, a curve, such as an ellipse, hyperbola, or parabola, created by the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone. 
conjuncture 
an intersection or joining. [1/2 definitions] 
convergent 
tending to move toward a common point or intersection. 
corner 
the intersection of two paths, roads, or streets. [1/10 definitions] 
ellipse 
a closed geometric plane curve formed by the intersection of a plane at an oblique angle to the axis and opposite sides of a right circular cone; an oval conic section. [1/2 definitions] 
groin 
in architecture, the curved edge or edges formed at the intersection of two vaults. [1/4 definitions] 
parabola 
a plane curve such as that formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane that is parallel to a straight line up the side of the cone, such curve resembling the path of an object that is thrown forward in the air and falls to earth. 
radius vector 
a straight line that joins the origin of a vector, at the intersection of two coordinates, to a given point on the same plane. [1/2 definitions] 
red light 
a redcolored electric light at an intersection indicating that traffic is to stop; stoplight. [1/2 definitions] 
right ascension 
the angular distance of the arc of one of the hour circles of a celestial body, measured eastward along the equator from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle, and expressed in degrees or hours; the celestial equivalent of longitude. 
roundabout 
(chiefly British) a circular road junction, in which traffic moves in one direction only, that is situated at a busy intersection to facilitate traffic flow; traffic circle. [1/2 definitions] 
stop street 
a street having one or more intersections at which vehicles must come to a complete stop before continuing through the intersection. 
t 
something shaped like a T, such as a threeway road intersection, or the baron a ski lift. [1/3 definitions] 
traffic circle 
a circular roadway or street, in which traffic moves in one direction only, that is situated at a busy intersection to facilitate traffic flow. 
vertex 
the point of intersection of the two sides of an angle, or of three or more sides of a geometric solid. [1/2 definitions] 
y 
something shaped like a Y, such as a road intersection. [1/4 definitions] 

