Associations to the word «Interception»

Wiktionary

INTERCEPTION, noun. An act of intercepting something, the state of being intercepted, or a thing that is intercepted.
INTERCEPTION, noun. (American football) A passing play where the ball is received by the opposing team.
INTERCEPTION, noun. (rugby) a pass that is intercepted by an opposing player.
INTERCEPTION TRIES, noun. Plural of interception try
INTERCEPTION TRY, noun. (rugby) A try that results from an interception.

Dictionary definition

INTERCEPTION, noun. 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".
INTERCEPTION, noun. (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team.

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus