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Interruption meaning

interruption - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.
  2. 2. The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition.
  3. 3. Obstruction caused by breaking in upon course, current, progress, or motion; stop; hindrance; as, the author has met with many interruptions in the execution of his work; the speaker or the argument proceeds without interruption.
  4. 4. Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension.

interruption - examples of usage

  1. No one else had looked up or seemed to be aware of the interruption caused by his entrance. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. But the interruption could make no difference. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. My father invited me to run over and spend Christmas with him, but I dreaded the interruption and the delay in the work. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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