Definition of Interrupt. Meaning of Interrupt. Synonyms of Interrupt

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Definition of Interrupt

Interrupt
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.] 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 speaking. Do not interrupt me in my course. --Shak. 2. To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.
Interrupt
Interrupt In`ter*rupt", p. a. [L. interruptus, p. p.] Broken; interrupted. [Obs.] --Milton.

Meaning of Interrupt from wikipedia

- programming, an interrupt is a signal to the processor emitted by hardware or software indicating an event that needs immediate attention. An interrupt alerts...
- In a computer, an interrupt request (or IRQ) is a hardware signal sent to the processor that temporarily stops a running program and allows a special...
- programming, an interrupt handler, also known as an interrupt service routine or ISR, is a special block of code ****ociated with a specific interrupt condition...
- In computing, interrupt latency is the time that elapses from when an interrupt is generated to when the source of the interrupt is serviced. For many...
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- in a table of interrupt vectors. Each entry of the interrupt vector table, called an interrupt vector, is the address of an interrupt handler. While...
- The Interrupters is a 2011 do****entary film, produced by Kartemquin Films, that tells the story of three violence interrupters who try to protect their...
- In computing, keyboard interrupt may refer to: A special case of signal (computing), a condition (often implemented as an exception) usually generated...
- instruction for x86 processors that generates a software interrupt. It takes the interrupt number formatted as a byte value. When written in ****embly...
- In computing, a programmable interrupt controller (PIC) is a device that is used to combine several sources of interrupt onto one or more CPU lines, while...
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