## interceptThe point at which a curve or straight line intersects the x, y, or z axis of a coordinate
system. The parabola y = x^{2}
- 4, for example, has a y-intercept at -4 and x intercepts
at +2 and -2. The term is also used to refer to the portion of a line lying
between two other lines or planes. ## Related category• ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY | |||||

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