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noncommunication

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power cut

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a temporary loss of consciousness

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a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

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

the failure of electric power for a general region

a momentary loss of consciousness

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Some Cairenes ironically refer to the black-outs to as 'Sisi time', because of the speech where El Sisi announced his presidential candidacy and called on all citizens to tighten their belts for the good of the nation.
But Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan, sitting with Lord Justice Coghlin and Mr Justice Maguire, identified two aggravating factors: her knowledge of the continued black-outs and the serious injury to other victims, as well as death.
Fletcher suffered black-outs, acute headaches and a fading memory, but said he was "quite well at the moment".
Iraq flares 1,000 MCF/day of gas at its oilfields -- energy it needs to harness to generate electricity in a country suffering from chronic power black-outs more than seven years after the US-led invasion of the country.
China's flood of new office towers, shopping malls, hotels and apartment complexes are straining power generation in cities, where demand exceeds supply forcing the government to order rolling black-outs during the summer.
Summary: Johannesburg, June 13, 2010, SPA -- FIFA said Sunday it would help Middle Eastern television network al-Jazeera track down the cause of black-outs in its broadcast of the World Cup&'s opening match in South Africa, according to dpa.
Some councils have favoured street-lighting black-outs after midnight, so why does the Senedd illuminate the sky every night?
NEARLY a quarter of Scots revellers have drunken black-outs at the office Christmas party, it was claimed yesterday.
This policy is unpopular and a vote loser because the public know that wind energy will lead us into power black-outs and costly energy, apart from the destruction of our countryside in a futile attempt to alter global climate change.
Powertherm will eliminate the possibility of brown or black-outs as well as improve the quality of power delivered to businesses.
Though meant to be performed in sequence with short black-outs between each, they can be mixed, matched, or rearranged in any form the director likes.
BRITAIN could face widespread black-outs unless there is urgent investment in a new fleet of gas-fired power stations, MPs warned last night.
Roberta Hemmings said her son, who divorced 25 years ago, suffered from black-outs after a cycling accident about three years ago.
BLACK-OUTS affecting thousands of homes in south Warwickshire caused chaos in Stratford, Warwick and Kenilworth last night.
As a means of remedying the frequent black-outs and various electricity generation problems, Government has passed a motion that will convert the money owed by the BVI Electricity Corp.