Midblock vs Intersection - What's the difference?

midblock | intersection |


As an adjective midblock

is located in the middle of a city block.

As a noun intersection is

the junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.

midblock

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Located in the middle of a city block
  • a midblock crossing

    intersection

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The junction of two (or more) paths, streets, highways, or other thoroughfares.
  • (geometry) The point or set of points common to two geometrical objects (such as the point where two lines meet or the line where two planes intersect).
  • (set theory) The set containing all the elements that are common to two or more sets.
  • (sports) The element where two or more straight lines of synchronized skaters pass through each other.[http://www.isu.org/vsite/vcontent/content/transnews/0,10869,4844-128590-19728-18885-295370-3787-4771-layout160-129898-news-item,00.html]
  • Synonyms

    * (junction of paths) (l)

    See also

    * union