Interrupted

Interrupted
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 hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks of anyone speaking. [1913 Webster]

Do not interrupt me in my course. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • interrupted — interrupted; un·interrupted; …   English syllables

  • Interrupted — In ter*rupt ed, a. 1. Broken; intermitted; suddenly stopped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Irregular; said of any arrangement whose symmetry is destroyed by local causes, as when leaflets are interposed among the leaves in a pinnate leaf. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interrupted — index arrested (checked), desultory, disconnected, disjointed, disjunctive (tending to disjoin), intermittent Burton s Legal Thesau …   Law dictionary

  • interrupted — [in΄tə rupt′id, in΄tər rupt′id] adj. 1. broken by interruption; not continuous 2. Bot. asymmetrical; irregular: said of parts not equally spaced on a stem …   English World dictionary

  • interrupted — adjective 1. discontinued temporarily we resumed the interrupted discussion • Similar to: ↑discontinued 2. intermittently stopping and starting fitful (or interrupted) sleep off and on static • Syn: ↑fitful …   Useful english dictionary

  • interrupted screw — n. a screw having the thread interrupted by a slot or slots to enable it to be locked or released by a partial turn …   English World dictionary

  • Interrupted aging — Interrupted aging. См. Многократное старение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Interrupted-current plating — Interrupted current plating. См. Металлизация с прерыванием напряжения. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Interrupted quenching — Interrupted quenching. См. Прерывистая закалка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Interrupted screw — An interrupted screw or interrupted thread is a mechanical device typically used in the breech of artillery guns. It is a screw that has a section of thread along its axis removed. This removal, coupled with an appropriate hole, allows the screw… …   Wikipedia

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