English dictionary

outage meaning and definition


Definition of outage (noun)

  1. the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation
  2. a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers)
    • "there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m."
    • "Facebook's last significant outage was in 2019, when a technical error affected its sites for 24 hours"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet