Definition of INTERRUPT

noun : INTERRUPT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out ;

verb : INTERRUPT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading" ;

  • 3. (

    ) interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone" ;

  • 4. (

    ) terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty" ;


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