Translation of "blackout" - English-Spanish dictionary

blackout

noun uk /ˈblæk.aʊt/ us

a time when all lights must be hidden by law, or when there is no light or power because of an electricity failure

oscurecimiento de las ventanas, apagón
wartime blackouts
Power lines were blown down and we had a blackout of several hours.

the action taken to make certain that information about something is not reported to the public

bloqueo informativo
a news blackout

a short period when someone suddenly becomes unconscious

desvanecimiento, desmayo
He can’t drive because he suffers from blackouts.

(Translation of “blackout” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)