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inter-rumpo , rūpi, ruptum, 3 (in tmesi:
I.inter quasi rumpere,Lucr. 5, 287: “inter quasi rupta,id. 5, 299), v. a., to break apart or asunder, break to pieces, break up (class., esp. in part. pass.).
I. Lit.: “contingere idem terrae necesse est, ut nihil interrumpat, quo labefactari possit,Cic. N. D. 2, 45, 116: “interrupta et impervia itinera,Tac. A. 3, 31: “acies,Liv. 40, 40: “ignes,scattered about, here and there, Verg. A. 9, 239.—Of bridges, etc.: “pontem fluminis,to destroy, Caes. B. C. 1, 16; 1, 48; id. B. G. 7, 34; Plaut. Cas. prol. 66; cf. Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 23, 3; Liv. 2, 10; Just. 2, 13, 5.—Of the ranks of an army, esp. the enemy's line: “interrupta acies,Liv. 40, 40: “extremum agmen,Caes. B. C. 1, 64: “aciem hostium,Liv. 44, 41. —
II. Trop., to break off, interrupt: “orationem,Caes. B. C. 3, 19: “iter amoris et officii,Cic. Att. 4, 2: “ordinem,Col. 11, 2, 25: “sermonem,Plaut. Trin. 5, 2, 25: “contextum,Quint. 11, 3, 39: “querelas,Ov. M. 11, 420: “possessionem,Dig. 41, 3, 5: “somnos,Plin. 28, 4, 14, § 55: “ni medici adventus nos interrupisset,Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 1: “somnum,Suet. Aug. 78.—Hence, interruptus , a, um, P. a., interrupted: “officium,Cic. Fam. 5, 8: “consuetudo,id. ib. 15, 14: “voces,id. Cael. 24: “dictio silentio,Quint. 9, 2, 71: “sermo,Tac. H. 2, 41. — Adv.: interruptē , interruptedly: “narrare,Cic. de Or. 2, 80, 329.
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