Definition of Interruption

1. Noun. An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity. "There was a gap in his account"




2. Noun. Some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity. "There was a break in the action when a player was hurt"
Exact synonyms: Break
Generic synonyms: Happening, Natural Event, Occurrence, Occurrent
Specialized synonyms: Dislocation, Disruption, Punctuation, Abatement, Hiatus, Reprieve, Respite, Suspension, Eclipse, Occultation
Derivative terms: Break

3. Noun. A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.

Definition of Interruption

1. n. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.

Definition of Interruption

1. Noun. the act of interrupting, or the state of being interrupted ¹

2. Noun. a time interval during which there is a cessation of something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interruption

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interruption

interruptable
interrupted
interrupted fern
interrupted respiration
interrupted suture
interruptedly
interrupter
interrupter gear
interrupters
interruptest
interruptible
interruptible load
interrupting
interrupting time
interruptingly
interruption (current term)
interruptionless
interruptions
interruptive
interruptless
interruptor
interruptors
interrupts
inters
intersample
interscale
interscalene triangle
interscapular
interscapular gland
interscapular hibernoma

Literary usage of Interruption

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Even if re-established, this interruption for a single year will make a break in the files which can never be repaired and which may deprive the State of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Even if re-established, this interruption for a single year will make a break in the files which can never be repaired and which may deprive the State ol ..."

3. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"The level of the mercury is regulated by the tap C and the reservoir L, connected to it by the flexible tube K. interruption is very abrupt, ..."

4. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"... now that she could not see him again without telling him the truth about her feeling, and she must wait till she could do it without interruption. ..."

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