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Interrupt vs. Exception

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Interruptverb

(ambitransitive) To disturb or halt (an ongoing process or action, or the person performing it) by interfering suddenly.

‘A maverick politician repeatedly interrupted the debate by shouting.’;

Exceptionnoun

The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.

Interruptverb

(transitive) To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of.

‘The evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.’;

Exceptionnoun

That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included

‘That rule is usually true, but there are a few exceptions.’;

Interruptverb

To assert to (a computer) that an exceptional condition must be handled.

‘The packet receiver circuit interrupted the microprocessor.’;

Exceptionnoun

(legal) An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.

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Interruptnoun

An event that causes a computer or other device to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition.

‘The interrupt caused the packet handler routine to run.’;

Exceptionnoun

An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; — usually followed by to or against.

Interruptverb

To break into, or between; to stop, or hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks of anyone speaking.

‘Do not interrupt me in my course.’;

Exceptionnoun

(computing) An interruption in normal processing, typically caused by an error condition, that can be handled by another part of the program.

Interruptverb

To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.

Exceptionnoun

The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.

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Interrupt

Broken; interrupted.

Exceptionnoun

That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions.

‘Such rare exceptions, shining in the dark,Prove, rather than impeach, the just remark.’; ‘That proud exception to all nature's laws.’;

Interruptverb

make a break in;

‘We interrupt the program for the following messages’;

Exceptionnoun

An objection, oral or written, taken, in the course of an action, as to bail or security; or as to the decision of a judge, in the course of a trail, or in his charge to a jury; or as to lapse of time, or scandal, impertinence, or insufficiency in a pleading; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts something before granted.

Interruptverb

destroy the peace or tranquility of;

‘Don't interrupt me when I'm reading’;

Exceptionnoun

An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; - usually followed by to or against.

‘I will never answer what exceptions they can have against our account [relation].’; ‘He . . . took exception to the place of their burial.’; ‘She takes exceptions at your person.’;

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Interruptverb

interfere in someone else's activity;

‘Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone’;

Exceptionnoun

a deliberate act of omission;

‘with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news’;

Interruptverb

terminate;

‘She interrupted her pregnancy’; ‘break a lucky streak’; ‘break the cycle of poverty’;

Exceptionnoun

an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization;

‘all her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child’; ‘an exception tests the rule’;

Interrupt

In digital computers, an interrupt is a response by the processor to an event that needs attention from the software. An interrupt condition alerts the processor and serves as a request for the processor to interrupt the currently executing code when permitted, so that the event can be processed in a timely manner.

Exceptionnoun

grounds for adverse criticism;

‘his authority is beyond exception’;

Exceptionnoun

a person or thing that is excluded from a general statement or does not follow a rule

‘the administrator made an exception in the Colonel's case and waived the normal visiting hours’; ‘he always plays top tunes, and tonight was no exception’;

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