Interception meaning

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Something, such as a missile, an aircraft, or a radio transmission, that is intercepted.
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The process in which water falling as precipitation is slowed or prevented from reaching the ground by vegetation, as when snow accumulates in the forest canopy.
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The act or an instance of intercepting.
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(football) A play in which a defensive player catches a pass thrown by an offensive player.
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An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
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(American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
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(rugby) A pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.
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The act of intercepting or the state of being intercepted.

The interception of goods being smuggled.

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(sports) A pass that is intercepted, especially a forward pass in football.
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Origin of interception

  • From Old French interception, from Latin interceptio

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