Interruption

  • 1 interruption — [ ɛ̃terypsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. imp. interruptio 1 ♦ Action d interrompre; état de ce qui est interrompu. ⇒ arrêt, cessation, discontinuation (cf. Solution de continuité). Interruption d un travail. ⇒ pause, suspension. Interruption des… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 interruption — UK US /ˌɪntəˈrʌpʃən/ noun [C or U] ► an occasion when someone or something stops something from happening for a short period: constant/frequent interruptions »He found he worked better at home without the constant interruptions of his staff. ► an …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 interruption — I noun abeyance, armistice, arrest, bar, block, break, cessation, check, clog, deadlock, delay, disconnection, discontinuance, disjunction, dissolution, disunion, gap, halt, hiatus, hindrance, impediment, intercapedo, interception, interference,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 interruption — Interruption, Interruptio. Par interruption, Interrupte. Interruption d an et jour, Faute de poursuite par an et jour, Eremodicum anniculum. B. Se faire relever d interruption ou peremption d instance, Diplomate litem hiulcam sarcire. B.… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 5 interruption — Interruption. s. f. v. Action d interrompre. L interruption qu on luy a faite l a troublé dans son discours. l interruption est venuë mal à propos. interruption de travail. l interruption du commerce …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Interruption — In ter*rup tion, n. [L. interruptio: cf. F. interruption.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 interruption — (n.) late 14c., a break of continuity, from O.Fr. interrupcion and directly from L. interruptionem (nom. interruptio) a breaking off, interruption, interval, noun of action from pp. stem of interrumpere (see INTERRUPT (Cf. interrupt)). Meaning a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Interruption — (lat.), Unterbrechung, Störung …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Interruption — Interruption,die:⇨Unterbrechung(1) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 10 interruption — фр. [энтэрюпсьо/н] interruzione ит. [интэрруцио/нэ] перерыв, прекращение …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 11 interruption — *break, gap, interval, interim, hiatus, lacuna Analogous words: *pause, recess, respite, lull, intermission: *breach, rupture, rent, split, rift …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 interruption — [n] break; interference abeyance, abeyancy, arrest, blackout, breach, break off, cessation, check, cutoff, delay, disconnection, discontinuance, disruption, dissolution, disturbance, disuniting, division, doldrums, dormancy, gap, halt, hiatus,… …

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  • 13 interruption — [in΄tə rup′shən] n. [ME interrupcion < OFr < L interruptio] 1. an interrupting or being interrupted 2. anything that interrupts 3. the interval during which something is interrupted; intermission …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 interruption — (in tè ru psion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d interrompre, état de ce qui est interrompu. L interruption des travaux. •   Sans interruption de vos sacrés concerts, à son avénement tenez les cieux ouverts, ROTR. St Genest, IV, 5 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 interruption — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ unwelcome ▪ rude ▪ He began again, obviously annoyed at this rude interruption. ▪ sudden ▪ brief, short …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 INTERRUPTION — s. f. Action d interrompre, ou État de ce qui est interrompu. Cette fontaine coule sans interruption. Éprouver des interruptions. Travailler, parler sans interruption. Interruption de travail. L interruption du commerce. L interruption d une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 Interruption — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Interruption », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Interruption peut faire référence à  …

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  • 18 INTERRUPTION — n. f. Action d’interrompre ou état de ce qui est interrompu. Cette fontaine coule sans interruption. Travailler, parler sans interruption. Interruption de travail. L’interruption d’un commerce. L’interruption d’une séance. Longue interruption. Il …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19 interruption — noun 1) he was not pleased at her interruption Syn: cutting in, barging in, intervention, intrusion; informal butting in 2) an interruption of the power supply Syn: discontinuation, breaking off, suspension, disruption, stopping, stoppage …

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  • 20 interruption */ — UK [ˌɪntəˈrʌpʃən] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms interruption : singular interruption plural interruptions 1) something that someone says or does that stops someone else when they are speaking or concentrating on something He… …

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