outage

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Electronics

  • An interruption or complete loss of AC power arriving from the power line. Also called power outage (1), or power failure (1).
  • An interruption or complete loss of power arriving from any source, such as a power line or generator. Also called power outage (2), or power failure (2).
  • An interruption or complete loss of a signal, such as that of a radio transmitter.
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