power outage

Definitions of power outage
  1. noun
    equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails
    “the ice storm caused a power outage
    synonyms: power failure
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    types:
    blackout
    the failure of electric power for a general region
    flame-out
    the failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion
    type of:
    breakdown, equipment failure
    a cessation of normal operation
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