A cutoff of electrical energy, specially because of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.
The concealment or extinguishment of lights that could be visually noticeable to adversary plane during an air raid.
The sudden extinguishment of stage lights in a theater to indicate the passing of time or to mark the termination of an act or scene.
a quick, comic vaudeville skit that ends up with lights down.
A temporary losing memory or consciousness.
A suppression, as of development, by censorship.
Restriction or prohibition of telecasting a sports event in order to ensure violation sales.
Temporary reduced awareness or memory.
A large-scale power failure, and ensuing loss in electricity to customers.
the required blocking of all light coming from buildings as enforced during World War II.
a suspension of radio or television broadcasting.
any darkness caused by the extinction of lights.
the failure of electrical power for a broad area sufficient to extinguish all normal lighting.
a momentary reduced consciousness.
limited or complete reduced memory.
an interval during which synthetic illumination is prohibited, as with a city as a precaution against an air raid.
the darkening of most stage lights, since at then end of a performance or between functions.
suppression of information distribution.
the prohibition of the broadcasting of a sports event, such as a boxing match or football game, sometimes confined to one particular area. It is usually done to encourage sales of tickets to the event.
a momentary losing consciousness
the failure of energy for a broad region
a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting
partial or total lack of memory
darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (such as a city hidden to adversary aircraft)