Definition Of interrupts


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 interrupts

  • A few minutes later, green sneakers interrupted my line of vision.

  • Activities were interrupted by World War II, with the army taking over much of the museum facilities from 1943 to 1946.

  • 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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