Definition of interrupted in English:

interrupted

Line breaks: inter|rupt¦ed
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈrʌptɪd
 
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adjective

  • 1 Botany (Of a compound leaf or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.
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    • Note the displacement of the blade/sheath boundary and the interrupted ligule line.
  • 2 Music (Of a cadence) having a penultimate dominant chord that is followed not by the expected chord of the tonic but by another, usually that of the submediant.

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