Noun(1) a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting(2) darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft(3) the failure of electric power for a general region(4) a momentary loss of consciousness(5) partial or total loss of memory
(1) Because the government and the media have imposed a blackout on the protest, it is not known how many are still refusing food and water.(2) Erroneous public perception of a massive cost-overrun was never addressed and as the project advanced, a publicity blackout added commensurate mystery.(3) The local market closed on a one-week low, in a subdued mood ahead of the reporting season which begins next week, and with it a traditional blackout period.(4) But the captain had ordered a blackout of all lights on the ship.(5) there is a total information blackout on minority interests(6) I know you will have a big problem with the media blackout on your campaign, but it is important for you to soldier on.(7) Despite a media blackout on the province, reports continued to filter out of extra judicial murders, arbitrary arrest and torture.(8) He can't disclose the fund's investments so far because a three-month blackout period is still in effect.(9) Due to a press blackout imposed by both sides in the dispute, no details have been released as to what contractual disagreements caused the breakdown in the negotiations.(10) After the 1965 blackout , which covered much of the same territory as the August 2003 event, steps were taken to prevent a recurrence of the problem.(11) The team will not speak with him and his representative about an extension until after July 15, when the blackout period is lifted under league guidelines.(12) I like taking part in something that is here and now, like when we covered the blackout this past summer.(13) He couldn't explain how it happened but he thought he must have had a blackout .(14) Safe would also cap the length of time a search could be kept secret at seven days, though a judge could repeatedly extend the blackout period in weeklong chunks.(15) Every night families gather to watch Afghan TV, back on the air after years of Taliban blackout .(16) Explain to children at a young age what shallow-water blackout is and why they should never practice breath-hold diving
1. power failure ::
2. suppression ::
3. fainting spell ::
4. amnesia ::
5. brownout ::
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