outage


outage
[[t]a͟ʊtɪʤ[/t]]
outages
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An outage is a period of time when the electricity supply to a building or area is interrupted, for example because of damage to the cables. [AM]

A windstorm in Washington is causing power outages throughout the region.

(in BRIT, use power cut)

English dictionary. 2008.