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in·ter·cep·toralso in·ter·cept·er (ĭn′tər-sĕp′tər)
One that intercepts, specifically a fast-climbing, highly maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft or a guided missile designed to intercept enemy missiles and spacecraft.
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1. a person or thing that intercepts
2. (Military) a fast highly manoeuvrable fighter aircraft used to intercept enemy aircraft
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or in•ter•cept•er(ˌɪn tərˈsɛp tər)
1. a person or thing that intercepts.
2. a fighter airplane capable of speedily intercepting hostile aircraft.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
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A manned aircraft utilized for identification and/or engagement of airborne objects.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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interceptor[ˌɪntəˈseptəʳ] N → interceptor m
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n (Aviat) → Abfangjäger m
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