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Definition of interruption:

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


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