Example sentences for: intercept

How can you use “intercept” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Three different properties of the regression line could be considered as measures of a codon's (or amino acid's) response to GC content: the slope (which describes the rate of response, or sensitivity, to GC content variation), the intercept (marking the lower boundary of GC content, at which the codon/amino acid is predicted to disappear), and the correlation coefficient (describing the degree of variation in codon/amino-acid usage that can be understood in terms of genome GC content).

  • And that the Soviet Embassy in Washington, D.C., was the locus of a successful effort to intercept messages between Andrews Air Force Base and government aircraft used by the president, the secretary of state, and other senior officials.

  • For all the subjects, the linear regression was performed on the RMS and MF evolutions to compute the slope (a1) and intercept point (a0) parameters:

  • a grid pattern with grid square size related to the Y-intercept value is superimposed upon the distribution of structures, these are termed "capture squares";

  • If the log-ratio distributions between arrays or color channels are to be centered across the intensity range, then the resulting correlation will be linear with intercept zero and slope one.


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