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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·rupt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interrupted; p. pr. & vb. n. Interrupting.]
 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.
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·rupt·ed, a.
 1. Broken; intermitted; suddenly stopped.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: discontinued temporarily; "we resumed the interrupted
      2: intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or
         interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static" [syn: fitful, off-and-on(a)]