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Interference

Interference refers to an administrative proceeding overseen by judge, which takes place when there is a dispute regarding who was the first person to invent a product.


Interference 

Two principal meanings in psychology.

(1) The change in perception when two light or sound waves out of phase come together, and

(2) more commonly where one kind of learning inhibits or disturbs another.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Interference
- The act or state of interfering; as, the stoppage of a machine by the interference of some of its parts; a meddlesome interference in the business of others.
- The mutual influence, under certain conditions, of two streams of light, or series of pulsations of sound, or, generally, two waves or vibrations of any kind, producing certain characteristic phenomena, as colored fringes, dark bands, or darkness, in the case of light, silence or increased intensity in sounds; neutralization or superposition of waves generally.
- The act or state of interfering, or of claiming a right to the same invention.
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