# Intercept Sentence Examples

- She dashed on bare feet to
**intercept**him, catching him with an index finger in the back of his belt. - He set his course to
**intercept**while contemplating breaking his rule about feeding on men. - Would Giddon try to
**intercept**it? - If at that distance you
**intercept**this light with a sheet of white paper, you will see the colours converted into whiteness again by being mingled. - It was therefore natural that their first encounters should have taken place between fleets engaged in convoying trade, or in endeavouring to
**intercept**the trade of their enemy. - The vertical position protects the structure from the intense sunlight, as with their edges towards the sky and earth they do not
**intercept**light so fully as ordinary horizontally placed leaves. - The eastern escarpments (the Drakensberg, &c.) of the plateau
**intercept**the rain-bearing winds from the Indian Ocean, so that over the greater part of the interior the rainfall is slight (5 to 24 in.). - Of Finisterre, Villeneuve was met by the British admiral sent to
**intercept**him, Sir Robert Calder. - Government troops were despatched to
**intercept**his retreat, and in one of the skirmishes which followed Saraiva was killed. - Being possessed of the Koh-i-noor diamond, and being fortunate enough to
**intercept**a consignment of treasure on its way to the shah of Persia, he had all the advantages which great wealth can give. - But the withdrawal of the Neapolitans left Durando too weak to
**intercept**Nugent and his 30,000 men; and the latter, although harassed by the inhabitants of Venetia and repulsed at Vicenza, succeeded in joining Radetzky, who was soon further reinforced from Tirol. - Shores, adds to its naturally high temperature, and the absence of high mountainous ridges to
**intercept**the moisture-bearing clouds from the Atlantic gives it a limited rainfall. - But here too the weather and the state of the roads operated adversely, for Ney came up too late, while Davout, in the full tide of his victorious advance, was checked by the arrival of Lestocq, whose corps Ney had failed to
**intercept**, Campaign Of 1807 In Poland And Prussia Scale. - Blucher followed by parallel and inferior roads on their northern flank, but Schwarzenberg knowing that the Bavarians also had forsaken the emperor and were marching under Wrede, 50,000 strong, to
**intercept**his retreat, followed in a most leisurely fashion. - His instructions were to demand an armistice, to
**intercept**all supplies coming to the Turkish forces in the Morea from Africa or Turkey in general, and to look for directions to Stratford Canning (Lord Stratford de Redcliffe), the British ambassador at Constantinople. - He was next ordered out against the Solymi, a hostile tribe, and afterwards against the Amazons, from both of which expeditions he not only returned victorious, but also on his way back slew an ambush of chosen warriors whom Iobates had placed to
**intercept**him. - On his arrival at Hofuf, Sadlier found that Ibrahim had already left Deraiya, but still hoping to
**intercept**him before quitting Nejd, he followed up the retreating Egyptians through Yemama, and Wushm to Ras in Kasim, where he caught up the main body of Ibrahim's army, though the pasha himself had gone on to Medina. - But, if the pasteboard be interposed so as to
**intercept**the vibrating segments AOB, DOC, the note becomes much more distinct. - The rest followed, without the Greeks making any effort to
**intercept**them. - He now marched eastwards, in order if possible to
**intercept**the reinforcements which Pompey's father-in-law, Scipio, was bringing up; but Pompey tions to Britain. - The British government had no desire to place obstacles in the way of a belligerent desiring to take reasonable precautions in order to prevent the enemy from receiving supplies, but they insisted that the right of taking such precautions did not imply a " consequential right to
**intercept**at any distance from the scene of operations and without proof that the supplies in question were really destined for use of the enemy's forces, any articles which that belligerent might determine to regard as contraband of war." - It was well known in Edinburgh that Bothwell had a body of men ready to
**intercept**her on the way back, and carry her to Dunbar - not, as was naturally inferred, without good assurance of her consent. - At Falkirk, on the 17th of January 1746, he defeated General Hawley, who had marched from Edinburgh to
**intercept**his retreat. - The sportsman appears, occasionally at least, in the later periods, to have gone to cover in his chariot or on horseback; according to Wilkinson, when the dogs threw off in a level plain of great extent, it was even usual for him "to remain in his chariot, and, urging his horses to their full speed, endeavour to turn or
**intercept**them as they doubled, discharging a well-directed arrow whenever they came within its range." - If we construct the quadric Axi+By2+Czi 2Fyz2Gzx 2HXy = M~4, (3c~) where e is an arbitrary linear magnitude, the
**intercept**r which it makes on a radius drawn in the direction X, u, v is found by putting x, y, z=Ar, ur, Pr. - Hittorf made in 1869 the discovery that solid objects could cast shadows or
**intercept**this cathode discharge. - The earth would
**intercept**an amount of it proportional to the solid angle it subtends at the sun; that is to say, it would receive a deposit of meteoric matter about one-tenth of a millimetre, of density say 2, over its whole surface in the course of the year. - In 1672 the storm broke: the English without a declaration of war tried, unsuccessThe fully,
**intercept**the Dutch Mediterranean fleet; Fre ch y, p fleet; and the French at the same time set forthin apparently irresistible strength to overcome the despised traders of Holland. - The higher ranges
**intercept**considerable moisture from the prevailing trade winds, and their flanks and valleys are covered with forest, but the plateaus are either thinly wooded or open campo. - All through the summcr Harold held a fleet concentrated under the lee of the Isle of Wight, waiting to
**intercept**Williams armament, while the fyrd of Wessex was ready to support him if the enemy should succeed in making a landing. - The Greek geometers invented other curves; in particular, the conchoid, which is the locus of a point such that its distance from a given line, measured along the line drawn through it to a fixed point, is constant; and the cissoid, which is the locus of a point such that its distance from a fixed point is always equal to the
**intercept**(on the line through the fixed point) between a circle passing through the fixed point and the tangent to the circle at the point opposite to the fixed point. - They are in fact suspended in a state of vapour between our eyes and the photosphere, the dazzling prismatic radiance of which they, to a minute extent,
**intercept**, thus writing their signatures on the coloured scroll of dispersed sunshine. - Washington, who had spent the winter at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and had materially recruited his army, immediately marched to
**intercept**the British, and overtook them near Monmouth Court House (now Freehold), New Jersey, on the 28th of June 1778. - When the cutting plane is inclined to the base of the cone at an angle less than that made by the sides of the cone, the latus rectum is greater than the
**intercept**on the ordinate, and we obtain the ellipse; if the plane is inclined at an equal angle as the side, the latus rectum equals the**intercept**, and we obtain the parabola; if the inclination of the plane be greater than that of the side, we obtain the hyperbola. - Natasha kept looking uneasily at everybody with wide-open eyes, as if wishing to
**intercept**every glance directed toward her, and tried to appear the same as usual. - In 457 the Athenians and their allies ventured to
**intercept**a Spartan force which was returning home from central Greece. - In practice it is usual in chalk formations to imitate artificially the action of such underground watercourses, by driving from the well small tunnels, or " adits " as they are called, below the water-level, to
**intercept**fissures and water-bearing beds, and thus to extend the collecting area. - He cruised off Messina to
**intercept**the supplies which were being brought to the French garrison by a fleet of 20 sail under the command of Abraham Duquesne. - 2, in which the ordinates of the line ABC represent the percentage of pearlite corresponding to each percentage of carbon, and the
**intercept**ED, MN or KF, of any point H, P or L, FIG. - After a masterly campaign, in which the prince had succeeded in defeating Leicester in the valleys of the Severn and Usk, and had destroyed the forces of the younger Montfort at Kenilworth before he could effect a junction with the main body, the royalist forces approached Evesham in the morning of the 4th of August in time to
**intercept**Leicester's march towards Kenilworth. - Sailing to Chioggia he blocked the channel leading from the lagoon to the sea, and Doria was caught in a trap. Pisani stationed himself outside the Lido, on the open sea, to
**intercept**relief should any appear, and Doria, instead of blockading Venice, was himself blockaded in Chioggia. - Captain Bettesworth who commanded the brig hurried home, and the information he brought was at once acted on by Lord Barham, the First Lord of the Admiralty, who took measures to station a force to
**intercept**Villeneuve outside Ferrol. - Corradino), the last surviving Hohenstaufen, descended into Italy in 1267 at the head of a small army collected in Germany, and he found many supporters; but King Charles on hearing of his arrival abandoned the siege of Lucera and came to
**intercept**him. - The
**intercept**on the axis of y is 2a/7r; therefore, if it were possible to accurately construct the curve, the quadrature of the circle would be effected. - To
**intercept**her.