Meaning of INTERRUPT in English

I. verb see: reave Date: 15th century transitive verb to stop or hinder by breaking in , to break the uniformity or continuity of , intransitive verb to break in upon an action, ~ible adjective ~ion noun ~ive adverb II. noun Date: 1957 a feature of a computer that permits the temporary ~ion of one activity (as the execution of a program) in order to perform another

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