interrupt interrupt  /ˌɪn tə ˈrəpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
  2. (v) make a break in
  3. (v) destroy the peace or tranquility of
  4. (v) interfere in someone else's activity
  5. (v) terminate

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He's had to interrupt it after breaking his collarbone in a biking accident, but he summed up his preliminary conclusions a couple of weeks ago:.
  2. Anything that would interrupt the story, such as highly complex artwork, is no longer useful.
  3. interrupt because Howard Dean says he's ready to oversee a new primary in both states.

News

  1. Smith takes command of Nationwide standings

    Smith wins Nationwide race BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- The rain drops splashed down on the pavement at Michigan International Speedway about an hour after Regan Smith's victory Saturday. Too late to interrupt the race -- and that was fine with Smith and crew chief Greg Ives. "I've had a lot of different situations over the years, of weather and how it plays into it," Ives said. "I had the radar on ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  2. Smith hangs on to win Nationwide race

    BROOKLYN, Mich. 8212 The rain drops splashed down on the pavement at Michigan International Speedway about an hour after Regan Smith's victory Saturday.Too late to interrupt the race 8212 and that was fine with Smith and crew chief Greg Ives.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  3. Bryce Miller: Hawkeyes football opener will set tone

    We interrupt the fading days of spring with a question to ponder between now and the time footballs take flight … When was the last time Iowa played a bigger season-opener in helmets and shoulder pads than the one parked on Aug. 31 against Northern Illinois? And when did a season-starter with that much on [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Iowa City Press-Citizen

Quotes

  • "These two regimes [Iran and Syria] are allowing terrorists and insurgents to use their territory to move in and out of Iraq," Mr Bush said."We will disrupt the attacks on our forces. We'll interrupt the flow of support from Iran and Syria....
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: guardian.co.uk

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