- power cut ► NOUN ▪ a temporary withdrawal or failure of an electrical power supply.
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power cut — n BrE a period of time when there is no electricity supply = ↑power failure American Equivalent: power outage … Dictionary of contemporary English
power cut — power ,cut noun count BRITISH a POWER FAILURE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
power cut — power cuts N COUNT A power cut is a period of time when the electricity supply to a particular building or area is stopped, sometimes deliberately. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use outage) … English dictionary
power cut — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms power cut : singular power cut plural power cuts British a period when the electricity supply stops … English dictionary
power cut — power outage, decrease in electrical supply, decrease in voltage … English contemporary dictionary
power cut — noun An interruption in the supply of power (usually electricity) … Wiktionary
power cut — noun a temporary withdrawal or failure of an electrical power supply … English new terms dictionary
power cut — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) outage … English dialects glossary
power cut — outage … Kiwi (New Zealand slang)
power cut — noun (C) a period of time when there is no electricity supply … Longman dictionary of contemporary English