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Noun: interception  ,in-tu(r)'sep-shun
  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

Derived forms: interceptions

Type of: bar, catch, grab, prevention, snap, snatch

Encyclopedia: Interception