dimout

noun
dim·​out | \ ˈdim-ˌau̇t How to pronounce dimout (audio) \

Definition of dimout

: a restriction limiting the use or showing of lights at night especially during the threat of an air raid also : a condition of partial darkness produced by this restriction

Examples of dimout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1942 and 1943, the ball lowering was suspended due to the wartime dimout. CNN, 15 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of dimout

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Dimout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimout. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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