Outage definition

outĭj
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A temporary loss of electric power.
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The amount of something lost in storage or transportation.
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An interruption or suspension.
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A quantity or portion of something lacking after delivery or storage.
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A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electric power.
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A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
outage
Plural:
outages

Origin of outage

  • From out +"Ž -age, on the model of shortage.

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