Translation of blackout in Spanish:

blackout

desvanecimiento, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈblakaʊt//ˈblækˌaʊt/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(loss of consciousness)

      desvanecimiento masculine
      desmayo masculine
      to have a blackout tener / sufrir un desvanecimiento

    • 1.2(failure of memory)

      pérdida temporal de la memoria feminine
      laguna feminine
      • Students were also asked to provide a narrative of what transpired during their last blackout based upon what they could recall on their own and what others told them.
      • Since age seven, he has been experiencing blackouts at moments of high emotional stress.
      • The ten, aged 29 to 53, had very severe diabetes from their youth, needed up to 15 injections of insulin a day and often suffered blackouts without warning.
      • By re-reading his childhood diaries (and concentrating very hard) he can transport himself back to the past, to the very moment of his blackouts.
      • Despite still suffering blackouts and mood swing, she succeeded in passing her exams.
      • ‘We weren't sure if they were micro naps or blackouts but they were happening every ten seconds,’ she said.
      • She had also been warned that since her concussion had been pretty bad she might also have some momentary blackouts.
      • He now suffered headaches and blackouts and had to see a neurosurgeon.
      • The vast majority of what is known about alcohol-induced blackouts is derived from research with hospitalized alcoholics.
      • Explain to children at a young age what shallow-water blackout is and why they should never practice breath-hold diving
      • He couldn't explain how it happened but he thought he must have had a blackout.
      • He took another sip, sustained another blackout.
      • Her first step towards recovery came after a visit to a counsellor after she started experiencing blackouts.
      • From the age of 35, Pat began experiencing blackouts and severe fatigue and eventually went for medical assessment.
      • Some known dissociative states induced by substance abuse include alcoholic blackouts and substance-induced amnestic disorder.
      • The young doctor suffered blackouts and colleagues discovered he was addicted to the painkiller pethidine.
      • Pacemakers are usually used to treat an abnormally slow heartbeat which can cause dizziness, fainting or blackouts.
      • I have a distinct memory of being seven and working myself up pretty badly because I realised it was possible to have a blackout at any moment.
      • In February, up to seven prison staff suffered memory blackouts after their drinks were spiked during a night out.
      • When mixed with alcohol it can lead to blackouts and amnesia.

  • 2

    (in wartime)

    oscurecimiento de la ciudad para que esta no sea visible desde los aviones enemigos

  • 3

    • 3.1(power failure)

      apagón masculine

    • 3.2Television Radio

      suspensión en la emisión feminine
      • Sorry to tease but I can't give any more details at the moment as there's a news blackout.
      • I'm unsure of the media blackout at the moment, I have seen both conflicting screens of the game, some look awesome - some look drab.
      • The government, however, maintains tough media censorship including a virtual blackout on military operations.
      • More and more governments are tightening controls on media freedom and information blackouts.
      • During the first Persian Gulf War, there was a media blackout from the moment the ground war began.
      • Any such action would probably involve a TV blackout, but the matches themselves are likely to still take place.
      • The government has imposed a censorship blackout on the media and no journalists are permitted in the war zone.
      • Due to a press blackout imposed by both sides in the dispute, no details have been released as to what contractual disagreements caused the breakdown in the negotiations.
      • Because the government and the media have imposed a blackout on the protest, it is not known how many are still refusing food and water.
      • Authorities have arrested high-profile editors, closed publications, and imposed news blackouts on politically sensitive events.
      • An information blackout imposed on the government's actions was indicative of a disturbed conscience.
      • They had imposed a strict blackout on media coverage of the coffins returning to Dover, claiming that it is was meant to protect the privacy of the slain soldiers' families.
      • The country's dictators remain so terrified of the lure of democracy and its defenders that they ordered a total blackout on the news.
      • The main media outlets have imposed their own, more far-reaching blackout on the case, despite its implications for civil liberties and free speech.
      • News organisations do occasionally agree to news blackouts if they are advised that this will help to secure the safety of hostages.
      • Despite a media blackout on the province, reports continued to filter out of extra judicial murders, arbitrary arrest and torture.
      • ‘There is an information blackout on the case,’ she said.
      • Erroneous public perception of a massive cost-overrun was never addressed and as the project advanced, a publicity blackout added commensurate mystery.
      • I know you will have a big problem with the media blackout on your campaign, but it is important for you to soldier on.

    • 3.3(embargo)

      a news blackout un bloqueo informativo