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intercept

[v. in-ter-sept; n. in-ter-sept]
verb (used with object)
1.
to take, seize, or halt (someone or something on the way from one place to another); cut off from an intended destination: to intercept a messenger.
2.
to see or overhear (a message, transmission, etc., meant for another): We intercepted the enemy's battle plan.
3.
to stop or check (passage, travel, etc.): to intercept the traitor's escape.
4.
Sports. to take possession of (a ball or puck) during an attempted pass by an opposing team.
5.
to stop or interrupt the course, progress, or transmission of.
6.
to destroy or disperse (enemy aircraft or a missile or missiles) in the air on the way to a target.
7.
to stop the natural course of (light, water, etc.).
8.
Mathematics. to mark off or include, as between two points or lines.
9.
to intersect.
10.
Obsolete. to prevent or cut off the operation or effect of.
11.
Obsolete. to cut off from access, sight, etc.
noun
12.
an interception.
13.
Mathematics.
a.
an intercepted segment of a line.
b.
(in a coordinate system) the distance from the origin to the point at which a curve or line intersects an axis.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin interceptus past participle of intercipere, equivalent to inter- inter- + -cep- (combining form of cap-, stem of capere to take) + -tus past participle suffix; cf. incipient

interceptive, adjective
nonintercepting, adjective
noninterceptive, adjective
unintercepted, adjective
unintercepting, adjective
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intercept
 
vb
1.  to stop, deflect, or seize on the way from one place to another; prevent from arriving or proceeding
2.  sport to seize or cut off (a pass) on its way from one opponent to another
3.  maths to cut off, mark off, or bound (some part of a line, curve, plane, or surface)
 
n
4.  maths
 a.  a point at which two figures intersect
 b.  the distance from the origin to the point at which a line, curve, or surface cuts a coordinate axis
 c.  an intercepted segment
5.  (US), (Canadian) sport the act of intercepting an opponent's pass
 
[C16: from Latin intercipere to seize before arrival, from inter- + capere to take]
 
inter'ception
 
n
 
inter'ceptive
 
adj

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intercept
c.1540, from L. interceptus, pp. of intercipere "take or seize between," from inter- "between" + -cipere, comb. form of capere "to take, catch" (see capable).
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intercept   (ĭn'tər-sěpt')  Pronunciation Key 
In a Cartesian coordinate system, the coordinate of a point at which a line, curve, or surface intersects a coordinate axis. If a curve intersects the x-axis at (4,0), then 4 is the curve's x-intercept; if the curve intersects the y-axis at (0,2), then 2 is its y-intercept.
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