noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
- An interception of a radio broadcast or a telephone call.
- An interception of a missile.
(alggeom) The coordinate of the point at which a curve intersects an axis.
(transitive) To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion).
(context, transitive, sports) To gain possession of (the ball) in a ball game.
Spanish: interceptar, interrumpir
From Latin interceptum, past participle of intercipere.
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