Definition of interdictor in English:


Pronunciation /ˌin(t)ərˈdiktər/ /ˌɪn(t)ərˈdɪktər/


  • An aircraft designed to interrupt enemy supply operations by aerial bombing.

    ‘What kind of chance can a few wings of starfighters, a Battlecruiser or two, a few interdictors and some frigates have against a force that size?’
    • ‘The remaining starfighter squadrons are assigned to protect our interdictors and engage Nova Fortress' screening fleet.’
    • ‘The less-than-three broke formation to take up defensive positions around the interdictors in the Alliance deserter fleet.’
    • ‘Unless you want to die here Lieutenant, pinpoint those interdictors.’
    • ‘A pity we have no interdictors to stop them leaving the system.’