Blackout

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Blackout Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"
  • a momentary loss of consciousness
  • the failure of electric power for a general region
  • darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)
  • a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting ,
  • darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft) ,
  • the failure of electric power for a general region ,
  • a momentary loss of consciousness ,
  • partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"

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Blackout Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In medicine, the word blackout is a form of amnesia. The amnesia may be complete or partial. Such an amnesia can be provoked by

After the cause is gone, usually, full mental powers are restored. There may be a blank in memory though.



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