interrupted

[ in-tuh-ruhp-tid ]
/ ˌɪn təˈrʌp tɪd /

adjective Botany.

having an irregular or discontinuous arrangement, as of leaflets along a stem.

Nearby words

  1. interrogator,
  2. interrogator-responsor,
  3. interrogatories,
  4. interrogatory,
  5. interrupt,
  6. interrupted fern,
  7. interrupted screw,
  8. interrupted suture,
  9. interrupter,
  10. interruption

Origin of interrupted


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British Dictionary definitions for uninterrupted

uninterrupted

/ (ˌʌnɪntəˈrʌptɪd) /

adjective

not broken, discontinued, or hinderedan uninterrupted view

interrupted

/ (ˌɪntəˈrʌptɪd) /

adjective

broken, discontinued, or hindered
(of plant organs, esp leaves) not evenly spaced along an axis
Also: deceptive music (of a cadence) progressing from the dominant chord to any other, such as the subdominant or submediant
Derived Formsinterruptedly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for uninterrupted

uninterrupted

adj.

c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of interrupt. Related: Uninterruptedly.

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