How to Pronounce interrupt?

Correct pronunciation for the word "interrupt" is [ˈɪntəɹˌʌpt], [ˈɪntəɹˌʌpt], [ˈɪ_n_t_ə_ɹ_ˌʌ_p_t].

"Interrupt" in context

The term "interrupt" refers to a signal of interruption sent from a device or program on a computer. Interrupts are used to request for an immediate attention from the operating system or processor. When an interrupt is sent, the processor stops whatever it is doing and calls the appropriate routine based on the interrupt vector, which is a numerical index of routines associated with interrupt codes. Interrupts are used in many ways and can be generated by software or by hardware.


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