Meaning of INTERRUPT in English

1. act so as to break the continuous progress of (an action, speech, a person speaking, etc.).

2 obstruct (a person's view etc.).

3 break the continuity of.


interruptible adj. interruption n. interruptive adj. interruptory adj.

Etymology: ME f. L interrumpere interrupt- (as INTER-, rumpere break)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.