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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

Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.
Lewis Mumford

I think there is only one way to write fiction - alone, in a room, without interruption or any distraction.
Paul Theroux

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

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
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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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