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Interrupts Locked Out

/in-tə-ˈrəpts läk'd au̇t/

When someone is ignoring you. In a restaurant, after several fruitless attempts to get the waitress's attention, a hacker might well observe "She must have interrupts locked out". The synonym 'interrupts disabled' is also common. Variations of this abound; "to have one's interrupt mask bit set" or "interrupts masked out" is also heard.

See also spl.