Definition Of interrupt


break the continuity of (a line or surface).

the coastal plain is interrupted by chains of large lagoons

stop the continuous progress of (an activity or process).

the buzzer interrupted his thoughts

Example Of interrupt

  • A few large users are on interruptible contracts, but that's a drop in the bucket.

  • A person seeking another person's attention is normally able to quickly assess how interruptible the other person currently is.

  • Adding the facades will cause tank crewmen to anticipate when the obstacles will obscure their view and interrupt their gun-target line.

  • All of a sudden, arguments were heard over the radio about the man's views of Norway in the form of bored voices interrupting each other in the dullest kind of way.

  • And half-walls make areas appear larger than they are, dividing space without interrupting lines of sight.

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