Complete Definition of "blackout"

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English

Noun
en-noun

  1. Temporary loss of consciousness or memory
  2. A large-scale power failure, and resulting loss of electricity to consumers.

#* "The repairs at the Koeberg Power Station in the Western Cape were on schedule for completion in the third week of May. This follows huge blackouts related to the problems at the power supplier since November. Weekend Argus May 13/14 2006 p.5.

Synonyms
brownout
pass out

Translations
trans-top|Temporary loss of consciousness or memory
Finnish: tajunta|tajunnan menetys, muistikatko
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trans-top|A large-scale power failure
Finnish: sähkökatkos
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Derived terms
blackout lamp

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