Interference (disambiguation)


Interference (disambiguation)

Interference may refer to:;Sciences
*Interference (physics), in physics, the superposition of two or more waves resulting in a new wave pattern.
*Interference (communication), in telecommunication and electronics, anything which alters, modifies, or disrupts a message as it travels along a channel between a source and a receiver. Typically the term refers to the addition of an unwanted signal to the useful signal, for example:
** Electromagnetic interference (EMI)
** Co-channel interference (CCI), also known as crosstalk
** Adjacent-channel interference (ACI)
** Intersymbol interference (ISI)
** Inter-carrier interference (ICI), caused by doppler shift in OFDM modulation (multitone modulation).
** Common-mode interference (CMI)
** Conducted interference
*Vaccine interference may occur when two or more vaccines are mixed together in the same formulation.
*Interference in engineering, two items attempting to occupy the same space (eg over-size pin in hole).
**An interference engine refers to an engine whose pistons can strike and damage the piston valves when the engine is cranked while the timing belt is broken.
*Interference theory in psychology.
*Statistical interference is a method of determining when one distribution of values exceeds another.;Linguistics
*Language interference, a nontechnical term referring to the 'transfer' of native language grammar and pronunciation into the learning and use of a second language.
*Narrative interference, in literary criticism.;Law
*Humanitarian interference in law.
*Interference proceedings of the United States patent law.;Sports
*Interference (chess), when a piece is sacrificially interposed between attacker and defender.
*Interference (ice hockey), the penalty where a player impedes the movement of another player who does not have the puck.
*Interference (baseball), an infraction where a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected.;Media
*"Interference" (film), Paramount Pictures' first all-talking feature film, made in 1928.
*"Interference" (album), a 1998 album by Cubanate.
*"Interference " (book), a 1984 book by Nick Rhodes containing manipulated Polaroids.
*, the first book in a two-book duology of "Doctor Who" books of the Eighth Doctor Adventures.
*Interference (TV Show), a TV show created by students at the University of Salford for Channel M
*Interference (Prison Break episode), the 49th episode of the TV series Prison Break.;Engineering
*Interference fit, a method of fastening achieved by friction alone


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