Adjective "interference" definition and examples

(Interference may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɪntəˈfɪər(ə)ns/

Definitions and examples

noun

The action of interfering or the process of being interfered with.
  1. count noun 'an unwarranted interference with personal liberty'
  2. 'He makes it clear this applies as long as there is no outside interference.'
  3. 'Wireless networks are subject to interference that can slow the system down.'
  4. 'This is an experiment and I intend to carry it out perfectly without any outer interferences!'
  5. 'The prime minister said: ‘The Home Office have already made it clear that no political interference has taken place in this case.’'
  6. 'Because of these findings we decided to design an assessment without possible interferences between the cognitive and metacognitive processes.'
  7. 'Such a limitation is well-defined, leaving central institutions, independent and free of outside interferences.'
  8. 'Such choppy interferences told them an island was beyond their sight.'
  9. 'This legislation makes it clear that that sort of ministerial interference cannot occur again.'
  10. 'What he doesn't count on, however, is the resolve of the children, or the numerous interferences from the likes of Uncle Monty and Aunt Josephine.'
  11. 'He obviously wasn't used to this many interferences.'
  12. 'The GAA has allowed physical interference off the ball as part of the game.'
  13. 'The NHL sent a video to each training camp so players could see what will not be allowed in the crackdown on interference and obstruction.'
  14. 'Obstruction and interference continue to infest the expansion-crazed NHL, but Roberts, Corson and Tucker can muck it up.'
The combination of two or more electromagnetic waveforms to form a resultant wave in which the displacement is either reinforced or cancelled.
  1. 'On the detecting screen we see a picture identical to one which is obtained from interference of waves.'
  2. 'In this case, the destructive interference occurs for waves traveling in most directions, but not for those ultimately heading toward the focal point.'
  3. 'This is a particularly apt description, which conjures up the image of a radio whose reception is disrupted by some outside source of interference.'
  4. 'When the transmission encounters a disturbance due to interference, the packet will simply be retransmitted on a different channel.'
  5. 'As a practical matter, all broadcast communication requires some public regulation to limit signal interference that could frustrate all such activity.'
  6. 'It is unlikely to be the result of any obvious radio interference or noise, and does not bear the hallmark of any known astronomical object.'
  7. 'The rest of the signals, and quite possibly all of them, would prove to be the result of random noise or radio frequency interference.'
  8. 'The funding will also support research into broadband radio observations such as how to eliminate radio frequency interference.'
  9. 'A constant priority for the agency is silencing stations that cause radio interference.'
  10. 'Broadcasters are worried about interference.'
  11. 'This not only includes the new WiFi devices, but microwave ovens and other appliances that cause radio interference.'
  12. 'Originally draped in thick layers of glitches, radio interference and distorted noises, the title track eventually emerges as the most upbeat moment on here.'

More definitions

1. an act, fact, or instance of interfering.

2. something that interferes.

3. Physics. the process in which two or more light, sound, or electromagnetic waves of the same frequency combine to reinforce or cancel each other, the amplitude of the resulting wave being equal to the sum of the amplitudes of the combining waves.

4. Radio. a jumbling of radio signals, caused by the reception of undesired ones. the signals or device producing the incoherence.

5. Football. the act of a teammat

More examples(as adjective)

"relations can be interference in affairs."

"relations can be interference."

"affairs can be interference."

"policies can be interference."

"engagements can be interference."

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Origin

Mid 18th century: from interfere, on the pattern of words such as difference.

Phrase

run interference