interceptor definition

  • noun:
    • the one that intercepts, specifically a fast-climbing, extremely maneuverable fighter airplane made to intercept enemy plane or a guided missile designed to intercept opponent missiles and spacecraft.
    • whatever intercepts another
    • A fast, maneuverable fighter aircraft made to intercept and destroy opponent plane before they could attack
    • A guided missile made to intercept and destroy enemy missiles
    • In Architecture / Engineering, a tool to capture, remove, or individual deleterious, hazardous, or undesirable matter (including oil, grease, fuel, sand, and sediment) from normal waste conveyed through it, permitting regular sewage or liquid wastes to discharge into the disposal terminal by gravity.
    • Same as intercepter.
    • Same as intercepter.
    • a fast maneuverable fighter jet made to intercept opponent plane

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