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The points where a line drawn on a rectangular-coordinate-system graph intersect the vertical and horizontal axes.
To include between; as, that part of the line which is intercepted between the points A and B.
A part cut off or intercepted, as a portion of a line included between two points, or cut off two straight lines or curves.
The points where a graph crosses an axis. This can be found by setting one of the independent variables to zero, and computing the value of the function there.
The x-intercept of a line or curve is the point where it crosses the x-axis, and the y-intercept of a line or curve is the point where it crosses the y-axis.
the value of y at which a line crosses the vertical axis.
The constant ( a or b0) in a regression equation. It is the point where the regression line intercepts the axis when x = 0.
(constant) (of a regression equation): A base value added to every predicted value (y) when estimating from predictors values (x) in a regression situation. It is the value of y when x = 0.0. [See regression equation, scattergram, slope
the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
point where two lines cross, particularly where a graph cuts the axis. Because the straight line had a small positive intercept, was greater than zero even when was zero.
That portion included between two points in a borehole, as between the point where the hole first encounters a specific rock or mineral body and where the hole enters a different or underlying rock formation.
The point at which two straight lines, such as the extension of two roadway edges, cross each other; the apex of the angle formed by two straight lines which cross.  Also called point of intersection.
The point at which the line generated by regression analysis crosses the y axis.