automatic interrupt

automatic interrupt

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′in·tə‚rəpt]
(computer science)
Interruption of a computer program brought about by a hardware device or executive program acting as a result of some event which has occurred independently of the interrupted program.
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The system is equipped with both manual and automatic interrupt control to accommodate a variety of field testing needs as well as a user defined on and off time for precise output interruption.
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