Definition of Interruptive

1. a. Tending to interrupt; interrupting.



Definition of Interruptive

1. Adjective. Acting or tending to interrupt ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interruptive

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interruptive

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

Literary usage of Interruptive

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1. The Diary of George Washington, from 1789 to 1791: Embracing the Opening of by George Washington (1860)
"... purpose so interruptive of the harmony and good understanding which his Majesty is desirous to continue and cultivate with the most Christian king, &c. ..."

2. The Hygiene of the vocal organs by Morell Mackenzie (1886)
"The separate elements of articulate sound are of a twofold kind: first, continuous, and secondly, interruptive. The former are the vowels, of which there ..."

3. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"In so-called interruptive cisterns without pots, the number is about eighteen ... In the interruptive cisterns, of ordinary capacity. ii',000 bottles can be ..."

4. General Principles of the Structure of Language by James Byrne (1892)
"These have not the closure of the organs interruptive of the breath which belongs to the mutes, and consequently they were exempted from the law of change ..."

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