Interrupt vs Interruptedly - What's the difference?

interrupt | interruptedly |


As a verb interrupt

is to disturb or halt an ongoing process or action by interfering suddenly.

As a noun interrupt

is (computing) an event that causes a computer to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition.

As an adverb interruptedly is

in an interrupted manner.

interrupt

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To disturb or halt an ongoing process or action by interfering suddenly.
  • * Shakespeare
  • 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

    interruptedly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an interrupted manner.
  • Derived terms

    * interruptedly pinnate