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interrupt
n. signal received by the CPU that stops the process, normally when an i/o is required
interrupt
n. a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
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break, interrupt
v. terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
disturb, interrupt
v. destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
disrupt, interrupt
v. interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
cut off, break up, disrupt, interrupt
v. make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
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assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
suspend
v. cause to be held in suspension in a fluid; "suspend the particles"
replace
v. substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
break
v. weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
bolster up, bolster
v. support and strengthen; "bolster morale"
break
v. crack; of the male voice in puberty; "his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir"
disarray, disorder
v. bring disorder to
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
damp, deaden, dampen
v. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
perplex, complicate
v. make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
mark
v. make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
set aside, suspend
v. make inoperative or stop; "suspend payments on the loan"
conclude
v. bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
block, obstruct
v. shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
handicap
v. attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
check
v. write out a check on a bank account
disturb
v. damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
perturb
v. cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull; "The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
unsettle, enervate, unnerve, faze
v. disturb the composure of
bother
v. make confused or perplexed or puzzled
consternate
v. fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion; "After the terrorist attack, people look consternated"
impinge, infringe, encroach
v. advance beyond the usual limit
intervene
v. occur between other event or between certain points of time; "the war intervened between the birth of her two children"
tamper, meddle
v. intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly; "Don't meddle in my affairs!"
free, relieve, exempt
v. grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
intrude, trespass
v. enter unlawfully on someone's property; "Don't trespass on my land!"
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