intercept

Definitions

General English

  • verb to stop something as it is passing.

Aviation

  • verb to stop or interrupt the intended path of something

Construction

Health Economics

  • (written as Intercept)

    The point at which a line crosses an axis in a diagram. In an equation such as:

    X = a + bY

    the intercept is a.

Military

  • noun an enemy message which has been intercepted
  • verb to meet up with or catch persons or vehicles as they move from one place to another
  • verb to locate and listen to another person’s radio transmissions
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