outage definition

  • noun:
    • A quantity or part of something lacking after delivery or storage.
    • a short-term suspension of procedure, particularly of energy.
    • a short-term suspension of operation, particularly of electric power offer
    • the quantity of one thing lost in storage or transportation
    • In electricity, the failure of an arc-lamp, in a series arc-circuit, to start out when current is delivered into the circuit.
    • A charge made by the State of Maryland the labor of handling cigarette examined for export.
    • a temporary suspension of procedure (at the time of computer systems)
    • the quantity of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transport

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