outage


out·age

noun \ˈa-tij\

: a period of time when there is no electricity in a building or area

Full Definition of OUTAGE

1
:  a quantity or bulk of something lost in transportation or storage
2
a :  a failure or interruption in use or functioning
b :  a period of interruption especially of electric current

First Known Use of OUTAGE

1899

Other Electrical Engineering Terms

feedback, fuse, incandescent, noise, resonance

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