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interference

in·ter·fer·ence

interference

 
pronunciation:
In tr fi rns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of interfering.
The teacher was not pleased with the boy's rude interference in her class.
definition 2: illegally getting in the way of a ball or opposing player in a sporting event.
The referee charged him with interference when he pushed the receiver who was trying to catch the ball.
definition 3: static that makes a radio or TV signal not clear.
There was too much interference for us to hear our favorite program.
derivation: interferential (adj.)