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intercept

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb
Noun

Verb[change]

Plain form
intercept

Third-person singular
intercepts

Past tense
intercepted

Past participle
intercepted

Present participle
intercepting

  1. (transitive) If you intercept something, you stop or divert something that is in progress or motion.

Noun[change]

Singular
intercept

Plural
intercepts

  1. (mathematics) (countable) An intercept is the coordinate of the point where the curve cuts through an axis.