Definition of interrupted in English:


Syllabification: in·ter·rupt·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)əˈrəptəd


1 Botany (Of a compound leaf, inflorescence, or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.
More example sentences
  • 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 tonic chord but by another chord, usually the submediant.

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