exception

Definitions

General Science

  • noun something or someone not included

Aviation

  • noun something or somebody not included

Computing

  • noun something which is different from all others in the same category

Electronics

  • A condition, usually an error, which diverts the attention of the processor. It is similar to an interrupt, the difference being that an exception usually indicates the presence of an error.

Information & Library Science

  • noun things which are different and not included

Law

  • noun an objection raised to the ruling of a judge

Medical

  • noun something that does not fit into or is excluded from a general rule or pattern
  • noun the act or condition of being excluded
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