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blackout

black·out

blackout

 
pronunciation:
blaek aUt [or] blaek aUt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the extinguishing or hiding of all the lights of a city or region, as in a power failure or air raid.
definition 2: loss of consciousness.
similar words:
faint
definition 3: loss of memory, as from alcohol or drugs.
definition 4: a cessation of operations of a communications medium.
a television blackout
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  electricity, light