internal interrupt[in′tərn·əl ′int·ə‚rəpt]
A signal for attention sent to a computer's central processing unit by another component of the computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
internal interruptAn interrupt that is caused by processing, for example, a request for input or output or an arithmetic overflow error. Contrast with external interrupt.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.