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Definition of Interruption

Interruption

  1. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.
  2. The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition.
  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. Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension.

Interruption Quotations

Millions of people die every day. Everyone's got to go sometime. I've came by this particular tumor honestly. If you smoke, which I did for many years very heavily with occasional interruption, and if you use alcohol, you make yourself a candidate for it in your sixties.
Christopher Hitchens

Advertising isn't just the disruption of aesthetics, the insults to your intelligence and the interruption of your train of thought. At every company that sells ads, a significant portion of their engineering team spends their day tuning data mining, writing better code to collect all your personal data.
Jan Koum

It never ceases to amaze me that every second of every day, more than 6,000 billion neutrinos coming from nuclear reactions inside the sun whiz through my body, almost all of which will travel right through the earth without interruption.
Lawrence M. Krauss

Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
Alain Badiou

Africa is going through its own historical process of state formation just as Europe and America did. It is just happening much later than other continents because of the interruption of Africa's own historical development by the colonization of Africa by Europe.
John Prendergast
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Interruption Translations

interruption in Dutch is onderbreking, schorsing, interruptie
interruption in Italian is interruzione
interruption in Norwegian is avbrytelse
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