Associations to the word «Interrupt»

Wiktionary

INTERRUPT, verb. To disturb or halt an ongoing process or action by interfering suddenly.
INTERRUPT, verb. To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of.
INTERRUPT, verb. (computing) To assert to a computer that an exceptional condition must be handled.
INTERRUPT, noun. (computing) An event that causes a computer to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition
INTERRUPT REQUEST, noun. (computing) The act of interrupting any of several hardware processes in a computer.
INTERRUPT REQUESTS, noun. Plural of interrupt request

Dictionary definition

INTERRUPT, noun. A signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out.
INTERRUPT, verb. Make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages".
INTERRUPT, verb. Destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading".
INTERRUPT, verb. Interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone".
INTERRUPT, verb. Terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty".

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