Definitions for interception
ˌɪn tərˈsɛp ʃənin·ter·cep·tion
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the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
"he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"; "he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"
(American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
a pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Stoppage in course; hindrance; obstruction.
Etymology: interception, Fr. interceptio, Lat. from intercept.
The pillars, standing at a competent distance from the outmost wall, will, by interception of the sight, somewhat in appearance diminish the breadth. Henry Wotton, Architecture.
The word in Mathew doth not only signify suspension, but also suffocation, strangulation, or interception of breath. Brown.
In ball-playing competitive team sports, an interception or pick is a move by a player involving a pass of the ball—whether by foot or hand, depending on the rules of the sport—in which the ball is intended for a player of the same team but caught by a player of the team on defense, who thereby usually gains possession of the ball for their team. It is commonly seen in football, including American and Canadian football, as well as association football, rugby league, rugby union, Australian rules football and Gaelic football, as well as any sport by which a loose object is passed between players toward a goal. In basketball, a pick is called a steal.
Interception is the act of stopping, seizing, or interrupting something or someone before it reaches its intended destination. It is often used to refer to a situation in various contexts such as sports, communication, law enforcement, and military, where an entity takes possession of something that was intended for someone else.
the act of intercepting; as, interception of a letter; interception of the enemy
Etymology: [L. interceptio a taking away: cf. F. interception.]
An interception or pick is a move involving a pass, either by foot or hand, being caught by an opposition player, who usually gains possession for his team. It is commonly used in football, including Canadian and American football, as well as rugby league, rugby union, Australian rules football and Gaelic football.
The numerical value of interception in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of interception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
What are you supposed to say at that point? It’s an ‘it is what it is’ kind of thing. It was both of our faults, but whenever you throw an interception it’s always on the quarterback.
At the moment there are still plenty of tools. We have different articles in the police force ordinance and articles in the public order ordinance which we can still invoke to control the situation. We haven't got to the stage when we really have to engage in enacted laws by the chief executive with the executive council to, for example, enact anti-mask or interception of internet messages. We're quite a distance from that.
CBP Officers are protecting the American public from various dangers on a daily basis, the interception of these counterfeit earbuds is a direct reflection of the vigilance and commitment to mission success by our CBP Officers daily.
The emergency legislation is something that is left behind by the colonial British government. It's nothing to do with the Basic Law. It's entirely in the power of the highly autonomous region, at the moment there are still plenty of tools. We have different articles in the police force ordinance and articles in the public order ordinance which we can still invoke to control the situation. We haven't got to the stage when we really have to engage in enacted laws by the chief executive with the executive council to, for example, enact anti-mask or interception of internet messages. We're quite a distance from that.
I messed it up at the end by throwing an interception, i'm disappointed in Andrew Luck. It's hard to find perspective right now.
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