from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To throw into confusion or disorder: Protesters disrupted the candidate's speech.
- transitive v. To interrupt or impede the progress, movement, or procedure of: Our efforts in the garden were disrupted by an early frost.
- transitive v. To break or burst; rupture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To throw into confusion or disorder.
- v. To interrupt or impede.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Rent off; torn asunder; severed; disrupted.
- transitive v. To break asunder; to rend.
- transitive v. to destroy the continuity of, usually temporarily.
- transitive v. To interfere with or halt, especially by causing a lack of order.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To break or burst asunder; separate forcibly.
- Torn from or asunder; severed by rending or breaking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a break in
- v. throw into disorder
- v. interfere in someone else's activity
But they decided to go ahead and what we call disrupt it in place.
And this is my definition of disrupt: to degrade capacity to such an extent that security could be manageable by the ANSF.
It doesn't mean that we do nothing, but it means the kinds of thing we do are less designed to kind of disrupt, which is what we do today, by just putting into place a giant peace plan, and instead designed to kind of build the foundations of stability that over time, maybe even over a long time, will lead towards a general, peaceful evolution.
And by "disrupt", he means "create gadgets that do the same thing for much lower prices".
A spokesman for Waddell refused to comment beyond the firm's previous statement from May, in which the firm said it doesn't intend to "disrupt" markets through its trading.
Waddell didn't comment Friday beyond pointing to a May statement in which it said it doesn't intend to "disrupt" the market through its trading.
Last week, top central bank official Subir Gokarn called foreign capital flows "a potential threat," and on Saturday the bank's governor Duvvuri Subbarao told a panel at the International Monetary Fund in Washington that India will intervene if volatile inflows "disrupt" the economy.
So who are the well organized, well funded, groups of people that keep showing up to "disrupt" the congresspeople during their dog and pony shows?
August 5th, 2009 12: 11 pm ET and libs didn't organize to "disrupt" Bush? phoenix86
John Boehner has encouraged people to "disrupt" meetings?