Definition of Interception

1. Noun. The act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving. "He claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"

Generic synonyms: Bar, Prevention
Derivative terms: Intercept



2. Noun. (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team.
Generic synonyms: Catch, Grab, Snap, Snatch
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game

Definition of Interception

1. n. The act of intercepting; as, interception of a letter; interception of the enemy.

Definition of Interception

1. Noun. An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted. ¹

2. Noun. (American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team. ¹

3. Noun. (rugby) a pass that is intercepted by an opposing player. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interception

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interception

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Literary usage of Interception

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1. An Introduction to Computer Security: The Nist Handbook by Barbara Guttman (1996)
"15.6 interception of Data Depending on the type of data a system processes ... There are three routes of data interception: direct observation, interception ..."

2. The Law of Sales of Personal Property by Francis Marion Burdick (1913)
"interception by Sole Act of Buyer. — While mutual assent of the carrier and consignee is necessary to attornment,1 it is not indispensable to such ..."

3. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"... the employment of the phrase "analogues of contraband" to describe the objects of interception, whether enemy persons or despatches, or to suggest the ..."

4. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"Commercial Availability of interception Equipment The very technologies that make possible continued improvements in communications and computer processing ..."

5. A Manual of Public Health by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1890)
"(148) interception. EVERY student of practical hygiene should make himself acquainted with the main features of the drainage of the metropolis, ..."

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