power outage

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Noun1.power outage - equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails; "the ice storm caused a power outage"
equipment failure, breakdown - a cessation of normal operation; "there was a power breakdown"
blackout - the failure of electric power for a general region
flame-out - the failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion
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It can be impossible to predict how long a power outage may last.
According to EAC spokeswoman Christina Papadopoulou, a power outage at 1:45am on Thursday was repaired by midday at 1:30pm, restoring power to businesses and homes during the summer holiday peak season.
PESHAWAR -- Provincial Coordinator of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Fazal Muhammad Khan, has announced holding protests across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa against unannounced and prolonged power outage in the province.
GAZA, March 24 (KUNA) -- Three people were injured when security forces dispersed a rally protesting the power outage in the Gaza Strip, said local sources here late Monday.
Electricity minister says the power outage on Thursday morning was caused by routine maintenance
Meanwhile, many residential areas in Muscat witnessed power outage after the rain started.
On Sunday night during the Super Bowl, a power outage brought the game to a standstill for over half an hour during the third quarter.
Rani Naji, an employee at an automotive parts store, said employees stopped working because of the power outage.
Bonneville Power Administration will postpone the Cheshire substation power outage slated for Saturday morning.
Where this system differs from other co-generation projects in town is that it will be able to operate during a power outage.
Although they're fine for short power outages, they will not handle the load for any extended power outage.
The presentation recounted Ford's dealing with a power outage that was severe enough that there was no way of knowing when the power would come back on.