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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blackout 
  n  1:  a  suspension  of  radio  or  tv  broadcasting 
  2:  darkness  resulting  from  the  extinction  of  lights  (as  in  a 
  city  invisible  to  enemy  aircraft)  [syn:  {brownout},  {dimout}] 
  3:  the  failure  of  electric  power  for  a  general  region 
  4:  a  momentary  loss  of  consciousness 
  5:  partial  or  total  loss  of  memory:  "he  has  a  total  blackout 
  for  events  of  the  evening"  [syn:  {amnesia},  {memory  loss}] 




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