blackout


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Synonyms for blackout

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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Dr Michael Gammage, an expert cardiovascular medicine at Birmingham University, said: "A failure to realise that blackouts are much more likely to be due to syncope than epilepsy can frequently lead to misdiagnosis of epilepsy.
For full details, including diagrams; of the blackout of 2003 read these two articles:
Investigators suspect that a chain of power failures in the Midwest caused last month's blackout.
The name, address and phone number of the plan administrator or other person responsible for answering questions on the blackout period.
Although the ministry warned of the possibility of extending blackouts, one-hour power outages will be maintained for the time being because of educational examinations, which will start Thursday and continue until early January.
March 13, 1989: Hydro Quebec could not stabilize the power surges its grid was receiving and this resulted in several shunts, causing a nine-hour blackout for 6 million Quebec residents.
With Blackout X, customers can refill the device using e-liquids, oils or soft wax.
II) Telcos will have to inform the subscribers before the beginning of every blackout day together with the date or the time for the blackout day.
Our results suggest that memory blackout screening at student health services could be a useful tool in college alcohol related injury prevention," conclude the authors.
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.
has boosted its seasonal portfolio with the addition of Blackout Stout, a hefty 9% a.
Bush's national energy plan will prevent another massive blackout from happening again.
After the August 15th blackout descended on millions of Americans and Canadians in the northeast, former Clinton Energy Secretary (and current New Mexico Governor) Bill Richardson took to the airwaves to indict the free market for the catastrophe.
The enormous electrical blackout on Thursday, August 14, 2003 shut down just about everything--including air conditioning, air and rail travel, cellular and telephone access, and Internet services--in what's been referred to as the largest power blackout in history to hit the northeastern U.