HyperDic: interception

English > 2 senses of the word interception:
NOUNactinterceptionthe act of intercepting
actinterception(American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
interception > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerseh'pshahn; ih.nterseh'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > interception: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving.
Examples
  • "he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"
  • "he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"
Broaderprevention, barThe act of preventing / preventing
Spanishintercepción
Verbsinterceptseize / seize on its way
English > interception: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team.
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broadercatch, grab, snatch, snapThe act of catching an object with the hands
Spanishintercepción, interceptación
Catalanintercepció

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