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



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