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noun (interrupts)
  1. (computing) An event that causes a computer to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition
The caused the packet handler routine to run.
    1. to disturb or halt an ongoing process or action by interfere, interfering suddenly
    A maverick politician repeatedly interrupted the debate by shouting.
    1. (computing) To assert to a computer that an exceptional condition must be handled.
    The packet receiver circuit interrupted the microprocessor.
    • German: unterbrechen(de)
    • Spanish: interrumpir(es)

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