(IRQ) The name of an input found on many processors which causes the processor to suspend normal instruction execution temporarily and to start executing an interrupt handler routine. Such an input may be either “level sensitive” – the interrupt condition will persist as long as the input is active or “edge triggered” – an interrupt is signalled by a low-to-high or high-to-low transition on the input. Some processors have several interrupt request inputs allowing different priority interrupts.
[verb in-tuh-ruhpt; noun in-tuh-ruhpt] /verb ˌɪn təˈrʌpt; noun ˈɪn təˌrʌpt/ verb (used with object) 1. to cause or make a break in the continuity or uniformity of (a course, process, condition, etc.). 2. to break off or cause to cease, as in the middle of something: He interrupted his work to answer the bell. 3. […]
[in-tur] /ɪnˈtɜr/ verb (used with object), interred, interring. 1. to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury. 2. Obsolete. to put into the earth. /ɪnˈtɜː/ verb -ters, -terring, -terred 1. (transitive) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites v. c.1300, from Old French enterer (11c.), from Medieval […]
[in-ter-skuh-las-tik] /ˌɪn tər skəˈlæs tɪk/ adjective 1. between schools, or representative of different schools, especially secondary schools: interscholastic athletics. /ˌɪntəskəˈlæstɪk/ adjective 1. (of sports events, competitions, etc) occurring between two or more schools 2. representative of various schools
[sahy-uh ns] /ˈsaɪ əns/ noun 1. a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and showing the operation of general laws: the mathematical sciences. 2. systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation. 3. any of the branches of natural or . […]