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knockout

1. a blow that renders an opponent unconscious
2. a series of absurd invented games, esp obstacle races, involving physical effort or skill

Knockout

 

the condition of a boxer that is characterized by dizziness, partial or complete loss of orientation, and sometimes loss of consciousness as a result of a blow. Once knocked out, the athlete cannot continue the match. A boxer who has lost by a knockout is usually barred from boxing matches for at least three months. As boxers have become more skilled, the number of knockouts has significantly decreased. Between 1970 and 1973 only about 1.5 percent of Soviet championship bouts were won by knockouts.

knockout

[′näk‚au̇t]
(engineering)
A partially cutout piece in metal or plastic that can be forced out when a hole is needed.
(genetics)
Inactivation of a specific gene in a laboratory organism in order to study gene function.

knockout

A partially punched-out circular area in the surface of an electrical outlet, junction box, or panel box; can easily be removed with a hammer, pliers, or screwdriver to provide access for the attachment of a raceway cable or fitting.
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