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  • noun

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noncommunication

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power cut

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Synonyms for blackout

a temporary loss of consciousness

Synonyms for blackout

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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Blackouts and line sags make it essential to protect servers, workstations and networking gear from electrical harm.
In the search for the source of Thursday's blackout, the underlying cause has been all but ignored: deregulation," opined liberal economist Robert Kuttner in the August 16th New York Times.
In September, daily power blackouts extended from three hours to eight hours.
Further, Dugan says a potential client from New York told him he wouldn't work with a California company because of the blackouts.
Consumer advocates said that the memo confirmed their analysis that supply shortages were not responsible for the blackouts.
On March 13, 1989, Hydro Quebec, which supplies most of Quebec's electricity, could not stabilize the power surges its distribution grid was receiving, resulting in a nine-hour blackout for 6 million residents throughout the province.
As the increasing pressures on the electric grid across the globe become more apparent, Serveron's monitoring devices will enable utilities to better manage the grid in cost-effective ways that prevent blackouts and extend the life of the large transformers which are among a utility's costliest assets.
According to the league, when the mergers of systems took place, TWC applied blackouts incorrectly.
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The higher the number of alcohol-related memory blackouts a student experiences, the greater is his/her risk of a future injury while under the influence, according to a new study.
Kyrgyz Energy Minister Ilias Davydov promises to stop rotational blackouts in Kyrgyzstan since 21 March 2010.
As New York City recovers from a triple-digit heat emergency and braces for the next, Consumer-Powerline, which helps companies manage their energy use more efficiently, said that a recently released Con-Ed report to the Mayor on the crisis provides confirmation showing that Emergency Demand Response programs helped save the city from an expansion of the blackout that crippled western Queens for more than a week, while also affecting Westchester County and other parts of the Tri-State area and could hold the key to averting blackouts in the future.
SANTA CLARITA -- Two Santa Clarita neighborhoods were on schedule Monday afternoon for rolling blackouts should the statewide electricity demand continue along with the heat wave that has gripped Southern California.