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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving;
- Example: "he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"
- Example: "he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"

2. (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Interception \In`ter*cep"tion\, n. [L. interceptio a taking away: cf. F. interception.] The act of intercepting; as, interception of a letter; interception of the enemy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

interception n 1: the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving; "he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"; "he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible" 2: (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team