Definition of Power outage
1. Noun. Equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails. "The ice storm caused a power outage"
Generic synonyms: Breakdown, Equipment Failure
Specialized synonyms: Blackout, Flame-out
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Literary usage of Power outage
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1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"UPSes require a full shutdown and restart plan for each duration of power outage. The parameters of this plan will also guide us on our shopping excursion. ..."
2. Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery in Florida State Government by Karen Stolting (1997)
"These devices, while relatively inexpensive, do not provide any level of power outage protection. The second type of equipment—power synthesizers—takes the ..."
3. Wireless Multimedia: A Guide to the IEEE 802.15.3 Standard by James P. K. Gilb (2004)
"Even in the case where all of the DEVs are turned on at the same time, eg, if there was a power outage, the DEVs will take different amounts of time to ..."