how to pronounce interceptor


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interceptor is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of interceptor


  1. A device to trap, remove, or separate deleterious, hazardous, or undesirable matter (such as oil, grease, gasoline, sand, and sediment) from normal waste conveyed through it, permitting normal sewage or liquid wastes to discharge into the disposal terminal by gravity.
  2. Anything that intercepts something else.
  3. A sewer which intercepts sewerage destined for an outfall (e.g. into a river) and redirects it to sewerage treatment plant.
  4. A guided missile designed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles.
  5. A hook routine that intercepts normal program flow to carry out a task.
  6. A fast, maneuverable fighter aircraft designed to intercept and destroy enemy aircraft before they can attack.

interceptor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word interceptor occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics interceptor can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that interceptor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with interceptor


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