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English noun: blackout

1. blackout (time) a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting


Broader (hypernym)break, intermission, interruption, pause, suspension

2. blackout (state) darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)


Synonymsbrownout, dimout


Broader (hypernym)dark, darkness


Domain categoryaircraft

3. blackout (event) the failure of electric power for a general region


Broader (hypernym)power failure, power outage

4. blackout (cognition) a momentary loss of consciousness


Broader (hypernym)unconsciousness

5. blackout (cognition) partial or total loss of memory


SamplesHe has a total blackout for events of the evening.


Synonymsamnesia, memory loss


Broader (hypernym)cognitive state, state of mind


Narrower (hyponym)anterograde amnesia, forgetfulness, posttraumatic amnesia, retrograde amnesia, selective amnesia, transient global amnesia









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