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Webster 1913 Edition


Interception

Inˊter-cep′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
interceptio
a taking away: cf. F.
interception
.]
The act of intercepting;
as,
interception
of a letter;
interception
of the enemy.

Webster 1828 Edition


Interception

INTERCEP'TION

,
Noun.
The act of seizing something on its passage; a stopping; obstruction of a course or proceeding; hinderance.

Definition 2022


interception

interception

English

Noun

interception (plural interceptions)

  1. An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
  2. (American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
  3. (rugby) A pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.

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French

Noun

interception f (plural interceptions)

  1. interception