What does blackout mean?

Definitions for blackout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackout(noun)

    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

  2. blackout, brownout, dimout(noun)

    darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

  3. blackout(noun)

    the failure of electric power for a general region

  4. blackout(noun)

    a momentary loss of consciousness

  5. amnesia, memory loss, blackout(noun)

    partial or total loss of memory

    "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"


  1. blackout(Noun)

    Temporary loss of consciousness or memory.

  2. blackout(Noun)

    A large-scale power failure, and resulting loss of electricity to consumers.

  3. blackout(Noun)

    The mandatory blocking of all light emanating from buildings as imposed during World War II.

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How to pronounce blackout?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blackout in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blackout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of blackout in a Sentence

  1. Nelly Moreno:

    There was a six-hour blackout on the day the minister said that rationing was suspended!

  2. Marc Schuckit:

    What is really important is the 'never had a blackout' group was relatively uncommon, compared to the other groups.

  3. Naru Guarda Cabaddu:

    We felt a very strong jolt and there was a blackout. I saw people rushing down. We were panicking, heading to the exit.

  4. Juan Guaido:

    We all know who is responsible for the blackout - Maduro, we must accelerate the process to remove this corrupt and thieving regime.

  5. Maria Rodriguez:

    It has been horrible since the blackout. My daughter needs treatment that lasts six hours: now she is only getting it when there is power available.

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Translations for blackout

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  • انقطع الكهرباءArabic
  • затъмнение, токов удар, припадък, шокBulgarian
  • oknoCzech
  • Stromausfall, Filmriss, Erinnerungsverlust, BlackoutGerman
  • apagón, desmayo, corteSpanish
  • sähkökatkos, muistikatko, sähkökatkoFinnish
  • blackout, étourdissementFrench
  • oscuramentoItalian
  • 停電, ブラックアウトJapanese
  • hilang ingatan, pergelapan, putus bekalan, pitamMalay
  • stroomstoring, verduisteringDutch
  • blecaute, apagão, desmaioPortuguese
  • блэкаут, системная авария, светомаскировка, затемнение, провал памятиRussian
  • avsvimning, blackout, mörkläggning, strömavbrottSwedish

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