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outage

Noun

1 the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation
2 a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers); "there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m."

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Etymology

modelled on shortage (out + -age)

Noun

  1. A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply
  2. The amount of something lost in storage or transportation

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