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outage

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

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.

outage

A failure in the electric power supplied by a utility company.
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Nova Scotia Power's EOC provides centralized coordination for outage restoration planning and response, as well as liaison with the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office (EMO).
The people even suffered over 12 hours of power outages daily during Eidul Azha days,' said Farooq Khan, a resident of Saidu Sharif.
RAWALPINDI -- Unscheduled electricity outage for up to eight hours caused serious trouble for citizens of the garrison city.
Imran Khan during political campaigns on containers and election drive have made big claims of resolving power outages issue, but there is not progress yet as 6 to 18 hours power outages to hit people hard, making their lives miserable.
Meanwhile, for combined cycle gas plants, unplanned outages must be limited to 14.9 days in a year; gas turbines are allowed 22.4 equivalent of forced outage days; diesel plants for 12.3 days; hydroelectric plants for 28.4 days; and oil-fired thermal plants' forced outages must only be for a maximum of 27.6 days.
Users across the US and the UK experienced difficulty in accessing the social media networking service, with website downdetector.co.uk reporting that tens of thousands of reports had been made during the outage.
An outage at telecommunications provider, Telstra has affected ATMs and eftpos machines in Australia.
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.
'Plants that are 16 years old and above contributed 62 percent of the plant outage from March 5 to April 25.
'While it is quite unfortunate that there have been forced outages affecting all of us, these are, again, isolated and unforeseen incidents that were aggravated by several factors at that particular time,' Pippa said.
The outage tracking website showed that there are more than 9,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook.