Interrupting

What is Interrupting?

Interrupting definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to cause or make a break in the continuity or uniformity of (a course, process, condition, etc.).
to break off or cause to cease, as in the middle of something: He interrupted his work to answer the bell.
to stop (a person) in the midst of doing or saying something, especially by an interjected remark: May I interrupt you to comment on your last remark?

verb (used without object)
to cause a break or discontinuance; interfere with action or speech, especially by interjecting a remark: Please don’t interrupt.

noun
Computers. a hardware signal that breaks the flow of program execution and transfers control to a predetermined storage location so that another procedure can be followed or a new operation carried out.

 

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