Fr.: couper, croiser; intersecter
To cut or divide by passing through or across: a comet intersecting Earth's orbit.
From L. intersectus, p.p. of intersecarer, from → inter- + secare "to cut."
Andarboridan, from andar-, → inter-, + boridan
"to cut," from Mid.Pers. britan, brinitan "to cut off;"
Av. brāy-, present tense brin-, only with suffix pairi-,
"to cut off;" cf. Skt. bhri- "to hurt, injure," bhrinanti "they hurt."
The act, process, or result of intersecting.
Verbal noun of → intersect.
minimum orbit intersection distance (MOID)
durâ-ye kamine-ye andarsekanj-e madâr
Fr.: distance minimale d'intersection d'une orbite
The minimum distance between the paths of two orbiting objects around a → primary. Such distance between an object and Earth is called Earth MOID.