verb (used with object)
- disruptive discharge,
Origin of disrupt
Examples from the Web for disrupter
They tried reaching out to ask if the disrupter would delete his post for a few minutes, but he balked.
As he did, the first disrupter explosion came, not two kilometers ahead.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes
There was another snap as the switch of the disrupter beam was turned on.
In moments the ammeter connected with the disrupter beam began to rise so rapidly that Morey watched it with some concern.
Word Origin for disrupt
1650s, but rare before c.1820, from Latin disruptus, past participle of disrumpere (see disruption). Or perhaps a back-formation from disruption. Related: Disrupted; disrupting.