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Meaning of BLACK OUT

Pronunciation:  blak awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example
  2. [v]  suppress by censorship; of reporting, as for political reasons
  3. [v]  darken completely; "The dining room blackened out"
  4. [v]  obliterate or extinguish, of lights; "Some life-forms were obliterated by the radiation, others survived"
 Synonyms: blacken out, pass out, zonk out
 See Also: change state, conk, darken, edit, extinguish, faint, quench, redact, swoon, turn



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