interrupt

  • 1 Interrupt —   [dt. »Unterbrechung«] der, eine Unterbrechung des aktuellen Prozesses, die ein Prozessor in regelmäßigen Abständen oder bei Vorliegen einer entsprechenden Anfrage vornimmt, um Systemroutinen bzw. die Anforderung abzuarbeiten. Der Prozessor… …

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  • 2 Interrupt — In ter*rupt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interrupted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interrupting}.] [L. interruptus, p. p. of interrumpere to interrupt; inter between + rumpere to break. See {Rupture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To break into, or between; to stop, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 interrupt — I verb arrest, balk, barge in, break, break in, butt in, cause to cease, cause to delay, cease, check, chime in, clog, come between, cut, delay, desist, disconnect, discontinue, disjoin, dissever, dissolve, distract, disturb, disunite, divide,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 interrupt — ► VERB 1) stop the continuous progress of. 2) stop (a person who is speaking) by saying or doing something. 3) break the continuity of (a line, surface, or view). DERIVATIVES interrupter (also interruptor) noun interruptible adjective… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Interrupt — In ter*rupt , p. a. [L. interruptus, p. p.] Broken; interrupted. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 interrupt — *arrest, check Analogous words: suspend, stay, intermit, *defer, postpone: *intrude, obtrude, interlope, butt in: interfere, *interpose, intervene …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 interrupt — [v] bother, interfere arrest, barge in, break, break in, break off, break train of thought*, bust in*, butt in*, check, chime in*, come between, crash, crowd in, cut, cut in on*, cut off*, cut short*, defer, delay, disconnect, discontinue,… …

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  • 8 interrupt — [in΄tə rupt′] vt. [ME interrupten < L interruptus, pp. of interrumpere, to break apart, break off < inter , between + rumpere, to break: see RUPTURE] 1. a) to break into or in upon (a discussion, train of thought, etc.) b) to break in upon… …

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  • 9 Interrupt — This article is about computer interrupts. For the study of the effect of disruptions on job performance, see Interruption science. In computing, an interrupt is an asynchronous signal indicating the need for attention or a synchronous event in… …

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  • 10 Interrupt — In der Informatik versteht man unter Interrupt (engl. to interrupt, unterbrechen) die kurzfristige Unterbrechung der normalen Programmausführung[1], um eine andere, meist kurze, aber zeitkritische Verarbeitung durchzuführen. Das auslösende… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 interrupt — verb ADVERB ▪ impatiently ▪ rudely ▪ What was I saying, before we were so rudely interrupted? ▪ angrily, harshly, sharply ▪ …

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  • 12 interrupt — interruptedly, adv. interruptedness, n. interruptible, adj. interruptive, adj. v. /in teuh rupt /; n. /in teuh rupt /, v.t. 1. to cause or make a break in the continuity or uniformity of (a course, process, condition, etc.) …

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  • 13 interrupt — 01. The class was [interrupted] by the sound of a fire alarm. 02. Please don t [interrupt] while your mother and I are talking. 03. We [interrupt] this program to bring you a special emergency bulletin. 04. Brandy tried to speak to her boss about …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 interrupt — [[t]ɪ̱ntərʌ̱pt[/t]] interrupts, interrupting, interrupted 1) VERB If you interrupt someone who is speaking, you say or do something that causes them to stop. Turkin tapped him on the shoulder. Sorry to interrupt, Colonel. ... [V n] He tried to… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 interrupt — verb 1》 stop the continuous progress of.     ↘stop (a person who is speaking) by saying or doing something. 2》 break the continuity of (a line, surface, or view): a sunken fence which doesn t interrupt the view across the fields. Derivatives… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 interrupt */*/ — UK [ˌɪntəˈrʌpt] / US verb Word forms interrupt : present tense I/you/we/they interrupt he/she/it interrupts present participle interrupting past tense interrupted past participle interrupted 1) [intransitive/transitive] to say or do something to… …

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  • 17 interrupt — verb (t) /ɪntəˈrʌpt / (say intuh rupt) 1. to make a break in (an otherwise continuous extent, course, process, condition, etc.). 2. to break off or cause to cease, as in the midst or course: he interrupted his work to answer the bell. 3. to stop… …

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  • 18 interrupt —    A signal to the processor generated by a device under its control, such as the system clock, that interrupts normal processing.    An interrupt indicates that an event requiring the processor s attention has occurred, causing the processor to… …

    Dictionary of networking

  • 19 interrupt — An interrupt, as far as modems and computers are concerned, is an electronic signal that tells the computer that something important is happening. Most modems can be set up by software to send an interrupt every time a character is received by… …

    Dictionary of telecommunications

  • 20 interrupt — {{11}}interrupt (n.) 1957, originally in computers, from INTERUPT (Cf. interupt) (v.). {{12}}interrupt (v.) c.1400, to interfere with a legal right, from L. interruptus, pp. of interrumpere break apart, break off, from inter between (see INTER… …

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