English noun: interception
|1.||interception (act) the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving|
|Samples||He resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters.|
He claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible.
|Broader (hypernym)||bar, prevention|
|2.||interception (act) (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team|
|Broader (hypernym)||catch, grab, snap, snatch|
|Domain category||American football, American football game|