Definition of Intercepts

1. Noun. (plural of intercept) ¹



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

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Definition of Intercepts

1. intercept [v] - See also: intercept

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercepts

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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 Intercepts 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, ..."

7. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry: An Elementary Textbook by Charles Hamilton Ashton (1900)
"Intercepts. — 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 ..."

8. 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 ..."

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