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black·out

blackout

 
pronunciation:
blaek aUt [or] blaek aUt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the loss or hiding of all the lights of a city or region. Cities may have blackouts because of power failures.
definition 2: loss of being conscious.
An old head injury causes him to suffer blackouts from time to time.
similar words:
faint
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  electricity, light