power failure power failure

Definition(s):

  • (n) equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails

Usage(s):

  1. A major power failure strikes cities across the Northeast.
  2. A power failure caused by two men in a manhole, of all things, prevented the judge's words from entering cyberspace.

News

  • Carmel waterpark hopes to reopen Thurs.

    Carmel's Parks and Recreation Department hopes to re-open its Waterpark, as usual Thursday. A power failure forced it to close Wednesday. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

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