HyperDic: interference

English > 5 senses of the word interference:
NOUNcommunicationinterference, interventiona policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
actinterference, hindrance, hinderancethe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
eventinterference, noise, disturbanceelectrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
actinterference(American football) blocking a player's path with your body
artifactinterference, hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbranceany obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
interference > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerfih'rahns; ih.nterfih'rahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > interference: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries.
Synonymintervention
Broaderforeign policyA policy governing international relations / relations
Oppositenonintervention, noninterferenceA foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
Spanishintervencionismo
Verbsinterfereget involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat / threat of force
English > interference: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.
Synonymshindrance, hinderance
Narrowerantagonism(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action / action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
complicationThe act or process of complicating
deterrenceThe act or process of discouraging actions or preventing occurrences by instilling fear or doubt or anxiety
frustration, thwarting, foilingAn act of hindering someone's plans or efforts
obstructionThe act of obstructing / obstructing
prevention, barThe act of preventing / preventing
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishinterferencia, obstaculización, obstáculo, obstrucción
Catalaninterferència, obstrucció
Verbsinterferecome between so as to be hindrance or obstacle
English > interference: 5 senses > noun 3, event
Meaningelectrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.
Synonymsnoise, disturbance
Narrowerbackground, background signalextraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured
clutterUnwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen
crosstalk, XTThe presence of an unwanted signal via an accidental coupling
fadeoutA gradual temporary loss of a transmitted signal due to electrical disturbances
jittersmall rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
static, atmospherics, atmospheric staticA crackling or hissing noise / noise caused by electrical interference
white noiseA noise produced by a stimulus containing all of the audible frequencies of vibration
BroadertroubleAn event causing distress / distress or pain
Spanishinterferencias
English > interference: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(American football) blocking a player's path with your body.
Example"he ran interference for the quarterback"
CategoryAmerican football, American football gameA game / game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long
Broaderblocking, blockThe act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
English > interference: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAny obstruction that impedes or is burdensome.
Synonymshindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance
NarrowerclogAny object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
speed bumpA hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway
Broaderobstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimentaAny structure that makes progress difficult
Spanishestorbo, impedimenta, interferencia
Catalandestorb, impediment, interferència

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