the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation
a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers)
"there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m."
A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply
The amount of something lost in storage or transportation
Origin: modelled on shortage (out + -age)
The numerical value of outage in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of outage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is the first time we have proof and can tie malware to a particular outage, it is pretty scary.
This will further weigh on Canadian differentials following the unplanned BP Whiting outage and heavy PADD 2 maintenance starting in September.
We experienced a technical challenge that led to tripping of our main supply line ... consequently leading to a power outage in most parts of the country.
The grid has become highly automated and, if remote digital communication goes down, you need someone at the substation to flip the switch to turn it back on after an outage.
A power outage in Atlanta, which began at 2:38 a.m. ET (0638 GMT), has impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays and cancellations today, delta's information technology team is working to resolve the problem.
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