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Definitions of interruption

  1. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The act of breaking in upon; hindrance; something which blocks the way; sudden ceasing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Act of interrupting: hinderance: cessation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. The act of interrupting; hindrance; stop; check; break. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Interruptive. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The act of interrupting; intervention; hindrance; intermission. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Hindrance; obstruction; interposition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. n. Act of interrupting or breaking in upon; -intervention; interposition; -hinderance; cessation; break. Cabinet Dictionary
  15. Interposition, breach of continuity; hindrance, stop, obstruction. Complete Dictionary
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