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Synonyms for blackoutˈblækˌaʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackout(noun)

    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  2. blackout, brownout, dimout(noun)

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

    brownout, amnesia, blackout, memory loss, dimout

  3. blackout(noun)

    the failure of electric power for a general region

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  4. blackout(noun)

    a momentary loss of consciousness

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  5. amnesia, memory loss, blackout(noun)

    partial or total loss of memory

    "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"

    brownout, memory loss, amnesia, blackout, dimout


  1. blackout(noun)

    Temporary loss of consciousness or memory.

    pass out

Translations for blackout

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • затъмнение, токов удар, припадък, шокBulgarian
  • oknoCzech
  • Stromausfall, Filmriss, Erinnerungsverlust, BlackoutGerman
  • apagón, desmayo, corteSpanish
  • sähkökatkos, muistikatko, sähkökatkoFinnish
  • blackout, étourdissementFrench
  • oscuramentoItalian
  • 停電, ブラックアウトJapanese
  • hilang ingatan, pergelapan, putus bekalan, pitamMalay
  • stroomstoring, verduisteringDutch
  • blecaute, apagão, desmaioPortuguese
  • блэкаут, системная авария, светомаскировка, затемнение, провал памятиRussian
  • avsvimning, blackout, mörkläggning, strömavbrottSwedish

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