Interrupted vs Breakpoint - What's the difference?

interrupted | breakpoint |


As a verb interrupted

is (interrupt).

As a noun breakpoint is

(computing) a point in a program at which operation may be interrupted during debugging so that the state of the program at that point can be investigated.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

interrupted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (interrupt)

  • interrupt

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To disturb or halt an ongoing process or action by interfering suddenly.
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  • Do not interrupt me in my course.
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  • To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of.
  • The evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.
  • (computing) To assert to a computer that an exceptional condition must be handled.
  • Antonyms

    * continue * resume

    Noun

    (wikipedia interrupt) (en noun)
  • (computing) An event that causes a computer to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition
  • The interrupt caused the packet handler routine to run.

    Derived terms

    * hardware interrupt * interrupt handler * non-maskable interrupt, NMI * software interrupt

    breakpoint

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) A point in a program at which operation may be interrupted during debugging so that the state of the program at that point can be investigated.
  • (meteorology) Location referred to when issuing watches, warnings, or advisories for specific areas.
  • (physics) The point where surface water waves are breaking in e.g. oceans, lakes, etc.
  • References

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    See also

    * break point

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