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Another word for interruption

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Noun
  1. A cessation of continuity or regularity

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Another word for interruption

Noun
      1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
      2. The act of obstructing:
      3. The condition of being obstructed:
      1. The act of intruding or the condition of being intruded on.
      2. An inappropriate or unwelcome addition.
      3. The forcing of molten rock into an earlier formation.
      1. Either or both of the upright curved lines, ( ), used to mark off explanatory or qualifying remarks in writing or printing or enclose a sum, product, or other expression considered or treated as a collective entity in a mathematical operation.
      2. A qualifying or amplifying word, phrase, or sentence inserted within written matter in such a way as to be independent of the surrounding grammatical structure.
      3. A comment departing from the theme of discourse; a digression.
      1. An interval between periods of activity, as between the acts of a play.
      1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
      2. To hesitate:
      3. To linger; tarry:
      1. A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
      2. To cause to stop:
      3. To stop; pause:
      1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      1. An interruption or temporary cessation, as of an activity or of the application of a rule or law.
      2. A temporary prohibition or exclusion, as from attending school or enjoying a privilege, especially as a punishment.
      3. A postponement, as of a judgment, opinion, or decision.
      1. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
      1. An empty space or a missing part; a gap:
      2. A cavity, space, or depression, especially in a bone, containing cartilage or bone cells.
      1. An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
      2. A break in a line of defense.
      3. An opening through mountains; a pass.
      1. A gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break:
      2. A slight pause that occurs when two immediately adjacent vowels in consecutive syllables are pronounced, as in reality and naive.
      3. A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.