dimout

noun
dim·​out | \ˈdim-ˌau̇t \

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

First Known Use of dimout

1942, in the meaning defined above

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