**2.** Verb. (third-person singular of intercept) ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Intercepts

**1.** intercept [v] - See also: intercept

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### Literary usage of Intercepts

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**1.** *Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals* by Henry Alexander Miers (1902)

"From these considerations we are led to enunciate the "law of rational intercepts,"
according to which— The intercepts made on the crystal-axes by any face ..."**2.** *Analytic Geometry* by Wallace Alvin Wilson, Joshua Irving Tracey (1915)

"**Intercepts**. — The intercepts of a curve are the distances from the origin to the
... To find the ^-intercepts, set y = 0 and solve the resulting equation ..."

**3.**

*A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and*by Edward Salisbury Dana (1922)

"The intercepts of the lines drawn from the different poles to the lines OM and ON are found to be 5, i, I, 1, |, 2 and 3 times this unit distance. ..."

**4.**

*A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most*by George Salmon (1879)

"Take for axes the semi-diameter parallel to the tangent and its conjugate; then the equations of any two conjugate diameters being (Art. 170) the intercepts ..."

**5.**

*Analytic Geometry*by Lewis Parker Siceloff, George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1922)

"In the circle x* + if — 4 x + 6 y = 12, find the x intercepts and the sum, product, and difference of these intercepts. 2. Find the sum, difference, ..."

**6.**

*Elements of Analytic Geometry*by George Albert Wentworth (1896)

"The

**of a curve on the axes are the distances from the origin to the points where the curve cuts the axes. 26. To find the intercepts of a curve, ..."**

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*Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry: An Elementary Textbook*by Charles Hamilton Ashton (1900)

"

**. — The distances from the origin to the points where a curve cuts the axes are called the intercepts of the curve. One of the coordinates of such ..."**

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*The Mathematics of Applied Electricity: A Practical Mathematics*by Ernest Herman Koch (1912)

"Therefore before attempting the plotting of formulas of the first degree determine the intercepts of the graph. Then through the pair of points so ..."