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intercept

(ĭn-tĕr-sĕpt′)
The point at which the line representing a function intersects an axis.

intercept

in mathematical terms the points at which a curve cuts the two axes of a graph.
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Positive values were assigned to the intercept terms to minimize generation of negative quantities during simulation; however, the intercepts do not play an essential role in the analysis.
The Venona intercepts add damning evidence that Hiss continued helping the Soviets during the 1940s.
In response to a proposal submitted by the authors, the sheriff convened a 10-member committee to examine the vehicle intercept concept and, if it was found plausible, to develop a training module for the department.
Intercept Blood Systems are designed to inactivate viruses, bacteria and other pathogens, as well as white blood cells, which have been associated with a variety of transfusion reactions.