60:blackout



今天学的词是blackout. Blackout有时指因为供电问题而灯火熄灭。比如美国中西部地区10月13号初秋季节突然下起了大雪,造成许多社区停电、漆黑一片,"The snowstorm caused widespread blackouts." Blackout也有灯火管制的意思。

在第二次世界大战期间,为了防止纳粹德国空袭伦敦常常连续几个小时实行灯火管制, -- "The blackout in London lasted several hours." 人也有blackout的时候。比如有人头部受伤, 昏了过去, -- "she suffered a blackout from the blow to the head." 总之Blackout好像都跟黑暗有关。今天学的词是blackout...

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