|1.||[ noun ] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity|
|Synonyms:||interruption break gap|
"it was presented without commercial breaks"
|Related terms:||delay interjection cut-in breaking_off cut-in heckling interrupt interrupt|
|2.||[ noun ] a disorderly outburst or tumult|
|Synonyms:||commotion turmoil disturbance hoo-hah flutter hurly_burly hoo-ha kerfuffle to-do stir|
"they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
|Related terms:||disorder convulsion tumult storm storm_center earthquake incident|
|3.||[ noun ] an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity|
|Related terms:||interruption dislocate|
|4.||[ noun ] the act of causing disorder|
|Related terms:||disturbance dislocation surprise perturb|