- the engaging of an enemy force in an attempt to hinder or prevent it from carrying out its mission.
- the monitoring of enemy radio transmission to obtain information.
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Mahomes also didn’t get picked off by Tampa Bay when they met in the regular season, and he hasn’t thrown an interception during this year’s playoff run, either.
He put many of those traits on display in a win over Washington in November, when he threw for 276 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.Does Matthew Stafford make sense for Washington? Here’s how the QB would fit.|Sam Fortier|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Their coverage is also good, and Marcus Peters has a knack for making key interceptions.Eight big questions for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs|John Clayton|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
On ESPN Plus, during a stream focused on betting and analytics, fans learned that a Lamar Jackson pass that resulted in an interception had only a 28 percent chance of being completed.The future of football-watching has arrived, with streams for everyone (and slime for the kids)|Ben Strauss|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
The eighth was an interception, one of two Roethlisberger heaved in the first quarter.Browns shake off their history, secure first playoff win since 1995|Adam Kilgore, Des Bieler|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
The interception was one of more than 300 since the surge in fighting between Israel and the Islamic Hamas group last week.Israel’s Iron Dome: The Ultimate Missile Destroyer |Dan Ephron|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The other, to his immediate left, is calling for a touchback, the result of an interception.The NFL Replacement Referees’ 6 Worst Blown Calls (VIDEO)|Jake Heller|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How could they review that and not decide that was an interception?
One graph lists a variety of data interception methods including “full country traffic monitoring.”
And that was before their government botched the flotilla interception, triggering a wave of international condemnation.
Both were most anxious to evade any possibility of interception, more especially of collision with Dick Tresilyan.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Three times during the night I tried to flip around and cut my way through their cordon, and each time I faced interception.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
The suppressed psychic impulse remains strong enough to revenge itself, by discontent and interception, on the suppressing agency.Delusion and Dream|Wilhelm Jensen
At this interception everybody turned suddenly and looked at the Lay Reader.Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Finally the passer himself and his immediate protectors should, the instant the pass is off, cover for possible interception.The Forward Pass in Football|Elmer Berry