interception

Definitions of interception
  1. noun
    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”
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    type of:
    bar, prevention
    the act of preventing
  2. noun
    (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
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    type of:
    catch, grab, snap, snatch
    the act of catching an object with the hands
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