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Noun disruption has 4 senses
- break, interruption, disruption, gap - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"
--1 is a kind of delay, holdup
--1 has particulars:
- disturbance, disruption, commotion, stir, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
--2 is a kind of disorder
--2 has particulars:
- dislocation, disruption - an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
--3 is a kind of interruption, break
- disruption, perturbation - the act of causing disorder
--4 is a kind of disturbance
--4 has particulars: dislocation, breakdown; surprise, surprisal