[ US /ˌɪnɝˈsɛpʃən, ˌɪntɝˈsɛpʃən/ ]
[ UK /ˌɪntəsˈɛpʃən/ ]
  1. the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
    he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible
    he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters
  2. (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
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How To Use interception In A Sentence

  • As evidenced by his seven interceptions this season, he's a ballhawk who has a knack for popping up in unexpected places.
  • The Super Bowl runner-up Pittsburgh Steelers were crushed by divisional rivals the Baltimore Ravens in their opening game with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger having a shaky start with three interceptions and two fumbles. Pressure already on teams off to surprisingly slow starts
  • Last season, he had four touchdowns and nine interceptions in eight games.
  • The voice of the Indianapolis Colts had some extremely harsh words for quarterback Peyton Manning, the kind of extremely harsh words Peyton isn't used to hearing even during a four-interception stinkeroo of a performance. Peyton Manning, Cliff Lee and Carl Crawford, Red Sox vs. Yankees, Jets vs. Giants (almost)
  • Support for government interception of cell phone and e-mail communication, for instance, increases with age.
  • In a single bound, he leaped over a Texas blocker to force a game-sealing interception earlier this year.
  • I think that is one of the problems when one is dealing with electronic interception.
  • The 24 year-old is out on bail pending a Monday court appearance when he will face charges of unlawful interception of an electronic communication and wire fraud.
  • David Carr's first quarter slant pass to Jabar Gaffney deflected into the hands of Marlon McCree, who returned the interception 35 yards to the Texan.
  • Thus, large interception errors were only found for ball trajectories ending relatively far from one's midline.
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