brownout

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Synonyms for brownout

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

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It is a very positive development consideridering the unjust rotating brown outs being suffered by the area.
"The link has really put an end to 'brown outs' or blackouts.
"Normally we can experience brown outs during summer or when power producers fail to produce the needed power requirements due to malfunctioned power plants or there is a shortage of water to rotate the turbine in the case of hydro power plants," he said.
In late 2012, land managers once again began to report large larval feeding events, known as brown outs, in areas of Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, and Barley Barber Swamp Conservation Area (pers.
Unfortunately, it was not the same story for friends who live and work in Limassol and who continued to deal with brown outs and blackouts