What does blackout mean?

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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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  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. Marc Schuckit:

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

  2. Raza Rumi:

    Projecting militants is undesirable but a blackout does not serve the public interest, for public accountability it is important that carefully edited information on militants is aired so that the public can assess the efficacy of state operations against terrorism.

  3. 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.

  4. Chris Dudley:

    I will say The White House again, we drank in college. I was with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh frequently in college, whether The White House be in the gym, in class or socializing. I never ever saw Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh blackout. Not one time, and in all the years I have known Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, I have never seen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be disrespectful or inappropriate with women. I would also like to point out that going out never came before working hard and maintaining our focus on our goals.

  5. Ron Robinson:

    While conservatives won the national elections by a wide margin, campuses have doubled down on liberal speakers--with zero elected conservative officials scheduled to speak at our nation's top schools. our 2015 survey shows the conservative blackout on college campuses has only gotten worse.

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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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