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intercept

1. Maths
a. a point at which two figures intersect
b. the distance from the origin to the point at which a line, curve, or surface cuts a coordinate axis
c. an intercepted segment
2. Sport US and Canadian the act of intercepting an opponent's pass

intercept

[¦in·tər¦sept]
(crystallography)
One of the distances cut off a crystal's reference axis by planes.
(mathematics)
The point where a straight line crosses one of the axes of a cartesian coordinate system.

intercept

i. As used in air defense, it means maneuvering an aircraft to effect closure for the purpose of identification or shooting down, or for any other purpose.
ii. To capture and hold desired flight conditions, as in an ILS (instrument landing system) or VOR (very high frequency omnidirectional radio-range) radial.
iii. An altitude difference.
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