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Princeton's WordNet

  1. power outage, power failurenoun

    equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails

    "the ice storm caused a power outage"

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  1. power outage

    A power outage is a situation where there is an intentional or unintentional interruption or loss of electrical power supply in a specific area or region. This can be due to various reasons such as maintenance work, faults in power lines, natural disasters, or overload of the electricity system. It can last from a few minutes to several hours or even days, depending on the severity of the problem.

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  1. Power outage

    A power outage is a short- or long-term loss of the electric power to an area. There are many causes of power failures in an electricity network. Examples of these causes include faults at power stations, damage to electric transmission lines, substations or other parts of the distribution system, a short circuit, or the overloading of electricity mains. Power failures are particularly critical at sites where the environment and public safety are at risk. Institutions such as hospitals, sewage treatment plants, mines, and the like will usually have backup power sources such as standby generators, which will automatically start up when electrical power is lost. Other critical systems, such as telecommunications, are also required to have emergency power. Telephone exchange rooms usually have arrays of lead-acid batteries for backup and also a socket for connecting a generator during extended periods of outage.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of power outage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of power outage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of power outage in a Sentence

  1. Jared Siegel -LRB- @jsiegel99 -RRB-:

    Power outage coming up clutch to give the audience enough time to look up who tf the Brothers Osborne are.

  2. Elon Musk:

    The daily cycler is more about the economics or getting off the grid completely whereas the backup UPS is just there to show that your house has power if there is ever a power outage, in the U.S. the daily cycling application is going to be very limited.

  3. Kenya Power:

    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.

  4. Gretchen Whitmer:

    I am taking action to help address Michigan's fuel needs after a fire and power outage at a BP refinery in Indiana, the impacts of the outage at the Whiting facility will be widespread across our region, and I am taking proactive steps to help Michiganders get the fuel they need to drive their cars and help businesses keep their products moving.

  5. Harish Thiruvengadam:

    We had a power outage earlier during the year in Royal Oak and we used it to run a refrigerator and some of the smaller appliances things like that.


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