Examples from the Web for interceptor
The interceptor is still under development and has yet to undergo a flight intercept test.
If he failed to launch an interceptor at a track that turned out to be hostile, it meant the death of an American city.
Only the previous week, at a station down the line, an interceptor had been launched at an unannounced satellite.
In theory, one interceptor could handle a missile all by itself.
British Dictionary definitions for interceptor
Word Origin and History for interceptor
1590s, from Latin interceptor, agent noun from intercipere (see intercept). As a type of fast fighter aircraft, from 1930.