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outage

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noun out·age \ˈau̇-tij\

Simple Definition of outage

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

Full Definition of outage

  1. 1 :  a quantity or bulk of something lost in transportation or storage

  2. 2 a :  a failure or interruption in use or functioning b :  a period of interruption especially of electric current

1899

First Known Use of outage

1899

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