What does interruption mean?

Definitions for interruption
ˌɪn təˈrʌp ʃənin·ter·rup·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, interruption, disruption, gap(noun)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

  2. interruption, break(noun)

    some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

    "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt"

  3. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension(noun)

    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something


  1. interruption(Noun)

    the act of interrupting, or the state of being interrupted

  2. interruption(Noun)

    a time interval during which there is a cessation of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interruption(noun)

    the act of interrupting, or breaking in upon

  2. Interruption(noun)

    the state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition

  3. Interruption(noun)

    obstruction caused by breaking in upon course, current, progress, or motion; stop; hindrance; as, the author has met with many interruptions in the execution of his work; the speaker or the argument proceeds without interruption

  4. Interruption(noun)

    temporary cessation; intermission; suspension

  5. Origin: [L. interruptio: cf. F. interruption.]

How to pronounce interruption?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say interruption in sign language?

  1. interruption


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interruption in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interruption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of interruption in a Sentence

  1. Vanna Bonta:

    Ideals do exist, the rest is just temporary interruption.

  2. Marloes Krijnen:

    The reason I probably like it is the rhythm of the image, the interruption by the black lines.

  3. David Salisbury:

    The original date for interruption of transmission was 2000. The next target was 2014 and it's currently 2016.

  4. George Ade:

    In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.

  5. Microsoft Corp:

    This morning, some of our customers experienced a brief, isolated services interruption which has now been resolved.

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