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Interference meaning

interference - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( American football) the act of obstructing someone's path with your body; " he threw a rolling block into the line backer"
  2. 2. The act or state of interfering; as, the stoppage of a machine by the interference of some of its parts; a meddlesome interference in the business of others.
  3. 3. The mutual influence, under certain conditions, of two streams of light, or series of pulsations of sound, or, generally, two waves or vibrations of any kind, producing certain characteristic phenomena, as colored fringes, dark bands, or darkness, in the case of light, silence or increased intensity in sounds; neutralization or superposition of waves generally.
  4. 4. The act or state of interfering, or of claiming a right to the same invention.
  5. 5. In patent law, a procedure to resolve a conflict that occurs when two or more patent applications have been filed on the same invention. When this happens, the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office ( PTO) examines a number of factors in order to determine who gets the patent, including who first conceived of the invention and worked on it diligently, who first built and tested the invention and who was first to file a patent application.

interference - examples of usage

  1. No one said a word against Alfieri and the Countess; and Charles Edward himself, jealous as he was of any kind of interference in his concerns, appears never to have attempted to rid himself of his wife's new friend. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
  2. And what would Linn say to me about such interference when he came to hear of it? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. But something must be done; Linn is too good a fellow to be allowed to go to the mischief without some kind of protest or interference." - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
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