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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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Mr Standfast said the victim recalled coming round from a black-out and Woods laughing at him.
These days, black-outs are a politically charged issue, since they represent the state's lack of funds to purchase natural gas (which fuels 70% of Egypt's electrical power plants) and its inability to deal with Egypt's growing energy demand.
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.
The Government hopes the reforms will deliver on cutting greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change, reduce consumer exposure to volatile gas prices and imports and lower the risk of black-outs as ageing power stations go offline.
Users of these new models will be protected from the damaging effects of black-outs, brown-outs and transient power surges while supporting the move towards 'green energy savings' with a built-in eco-mode function that automatically shuts off unused computer accessories like printers or multi-media speakers.
But total black-outs are, it turns out, soon alleviated by pin-pricks of stars and planets overhead as Max introduces us to the wonders of the universe, and by illuminated scenes of the single dad's private life.
Her pounding headache, intermittent black-outs, and the scratches down her arm all provide signs that something terrible has happened.
rolling black-outs from tomorrow i baked a final loaf of bread to see us through the shops sold out of milk the chemists sold out of iodine lines of the irradiated on the news - hibakusha - never thought I''d hear the word outside hiroshima * Note: the surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are called hibakusha, a Japanese word that literally translates to "explosion-affected people".
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.
The Dunedin City Council defended the concept which it said mirrored "black-outs" created during All Blacks games in the city.