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outage

Commerce a quantity of goods missing or lost after storage or shipment
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outage

[′au̇d·ij]
(electricity)
A failure in an electric power system.
(petroleum engineering)
The difference between the full or rated capacity of a barrel, tank, or tank car as compared to actual content.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

outage

A failure in the electric power supplied by a utility company.
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Customers can report outages online via the outage map or by calling Nova Scotia Power's outage line at 1-877-428-6004.
The employees of Edhi Centre located at Qazi Qayoom Road of Gari Khata area also held a protest demonstration opposite of HESCO's Sub Division office against power outage.
The citizens said that they faced power outages for up to three hours late night and early morning.
The people have been hit by heat strokes and other dieases due to power outages. There is need to save the people of this region from heat strokes by supply smooth power supply.
In the beginning, the report mentions a comprehensive analysis and forecast of the Outage Management System market on a global as well as regional level.
The regulatory agency further specified that "for power supply agreement (PSA) applications, if the proposed outage allowance in days per year (or the total of the planned and unplanned outages in the PSA) is different from what is determined under these rules, the Commission will use in its evaluation of said PSA the outage allowance as proposed or the determined outage allowance (for the specific technologies), whichever is lower."
A short while after the outage began, @TwitterSupport posted a statement which read: "Twitter is back up for some people, and we're working to make sure our service is available to everyone as quickly as possible.
The outage affected some eftpos terminals and access to ATMs across the country, Telstra said.
With users taking to other social media platforms to complain about the outage, hashtag #instagramdown started trending on Twitter soon after the photo-sharing service went down.
"We will therefore give all our customers, regardless of whether they experienced the outage or not, free calls, texts and data in Slovakia."A technical problem removedThe company's customers could not call, text and use their data from 10:35 to 19:00 on May 10 due to the outage.
Meanwhile, power plants aged 26 to 30 years old recorded nearly 20 outage incidents, followed by plants 16 to 20 years old with nearly 10 outage incidents; plants over 30 years with over five outage incidents; and 21 to 25 year old plants with nearly five plant outages during the period.