Complete Definition of "interference"

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English
Pronunciation
IPA|ɪntɹËËfiɹɨns
Noun
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  1. The act of interfering with something, or something that interferes.
  2. sports The illegal obstruction of an opponent in some ball games.

#:They were glued to the TV, as the referee called out a fifteen yard penalty for interference.

  1. physics An effect caused by the superposition of two systems of waves, such as a distortion on a broadcast signal due to atmospheric or other effects.

#:They wanted to the game on TV, but there was too much interference to even make out the score on the tiny screen.

Translations
trans-top|the act of interfering with something
Finnish: häirintä, väliintulo, puuttuminen
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Swedish: interferens c
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trans-top|the illegal obstruction of an opponent in some ball games
Finnish: häirintä
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trans-top|an effect caused by the superposition of two systems of waves
Finnish: interferenssi
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German: Interferenz
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trans-top|a distortion on a broadcast signal due to atmospheric or other effects
Finnish: häiriö
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Derived terms
interference drag
interference filter
interference fit
interference fringes
interference microscope

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