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Blackout   /blˈækˌaʊt/   Listen
Blackout

noun
1.
A suspension of radio or tv broadcasting.
2.
Darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft).  Synonyms: brownout, dimout.
3.
The failure of electric power for a general region.
4.
A momentary loss of consciousness.
5.
Partial or total loss of memory.  Synonyms: amnesia, memory loss.






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"Blackout" Quotes from Famous Books



... time to hope fervently the cheap expendable motor wouldn't burn out its throat and send him cart-wheeling through space, or blow the surrounding tanks before the blackout came down. ...
— Far from Home • J.A. Taylor



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