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outage

Line breaks: out¦age
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtɪdʒ
 
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Definition of outage in English:

noun

A period when a power supply or other service is not available or when equipment is closed down: frequent power outages a planned refuelling outage
More example sentences
  • Providing phone service during a power outage is another technical problem.
  • There have also been significantly fewer instances of lower voltage power outages.
  • They tend to simply shut off their production lines, if the power outage is for extended periods.

Words that rhyme with outage

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