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interception

[‚in·tər′sep·shən]
(communications)
Tapping or tuning in to a telephone or radio message not intended for the listener.
(hydrology)
The process by which precipitation is caught and retained on vegetation or structures and subsequently evaporated without reaching the ground.
That part of the precipitation intercepted by vegetation.
(meteorology)
The loss of sunshine, a part of which may be intercepted by hills, trees, or tall buildings.
The depletion of part of the solar spectrum by atmospheric gases and suspensoids; this commonly refers to the absorption of ultraviolet radiation by ozone and dust.
(ordnance)
Meeting or interrupting the course of a moving vessel, aircraft, or missile.
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He said interception has been lawful since the National Intelligence Act was implemented.
The presence of a pseudocephalium in erect plants reduced light interception in values ranging from 11.6% when the structure faced east, to 3.1% in northern orientations.
Chhapra: Foundation stone of interception and diversion of 31 drains, STP of 3.2 cr litres per day capacity, 5 sewage pumping station, 18.95 km long interceptor sewer, rehabilitation and development of 8 ghats and rising main of 2.3 km laid.
Last week the Bears got 4 picks off Rams Pro Bowl QB Jared Goff, who had thrown just 2 interceptions in the previous six games.
The cellular interception market is expected to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period, as per the latest report published by GIR Various factors contributing to the ascension of the market include rising crime rate in various cities ranging from small offenders to organized crime rings.
the purpose of this contract is the manufacture and delivery of awareness awareness strips (bev) and interception strips (bi) for publicly receiving establishments (erp) and other establishments in the metro and rer networks.
The three Bears defenders all played vital roles on a unit that led the league with 36 takeaways, 27 interceptions, 5 interception returns for touchdowns, lowest passer rating allowed (72.9) and rushing yards allowed (80.0 per game).
The interception came as he attempted his 35th pass of the night when a throw to the end zone was tipped into the hands of Bears safety Eddie Jackson.
Robinson returned to the lineup after missing the opener and made an interception in the first quarter.
She considers defense in terms of its dual face: as an explicitly legally recognized face of response and an implicitly legitimate yet still legally unrecognized face of interception. She contends that the UN Charter recreated the pre-existing law on force and delimited the legal concept of self-defense on Article 51 and ruled out interception from its modern scope, and shows that to accommodate interception, the contemporary legal concept of self-defense may need to be stretched beyond its legal breaking point.
For defenders, the research ranks players based on the amount of money they cost for every tackle, interception and clearance.
Tribune News Network Doha Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) will probe the limits of medicine when it holds its symposium on the Molecular Interception of Disease at the Qatar National Convention Centre on November 6 and 7, 2016.