- vt. 中断；打断；插嘴；妨碍
- vi. 打断；打扰
- n. 中断
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- interrupt:  Etymologically, interrupt means ‘break between’. It comes from the past participle of Latin interrumpere ‘break in’, a compound verb formed from the prefix inter- ‘between’ and rumpere ‘break’ (source of English rout and rupture).
=> corrupt, rout, rupture
- interrupt (v.)
- c. 1400, "to interfere with a legal right," from Latin interruptus, past participle of interrumpere "break apart, break off," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.), and compare corrupt). Meaning "to break into (a speech, etc.)" is early 15c. Related: Interrupted; interrupting.
- interrupt (n.)
- 1957, originally in computers, from interupt (v.).
- 1. Turkin tapped him on the shoulder. "Sorry to interrupt, Colonel."
- 2. "If I may interrupt for a moment," Kenneth said.
- 3. Taller plants interrupt the views from the house.
- 4. We interrupt our programmes for a newsflash.
- 5. Can I interrupt you just for a minute?
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