Definition of interceptive in English:

interceptive

adjective

  • See intercept

    • ‘First, it allows for an early interceptive phase of treatment before all the permanent teeth come in - and that produces better results.’
    • ‘The semitransparent pellicle did not interfere with the participant's interceptive movement.’
    • ‘‘This work demonstrates the use of simple control mechanisms that utilize invariant geometric properties to accomplish interceptive tasks,’ the researchers conclude.’
    • ‘His first came from a tight angle on the right, his second after great interceptive play.’
    • ‘Likewise he has been a colossal force throughout this campaign and his interceptive vision has been an important factor in their progress.’

Pronunciation

interceptive

/ˌɪntəˈsɛptɪv/