1. 〔電力の〕a power failure [outage];〔明かりの〕a blackout
    • 嵐のため停電した
    • The electric current was cut off owing to the storm.
    • 落雷のため一時停電した
    • There was a temporary blackout [power failure] caused by lightning.
    • 電車が停電で止まった
    • The trains were halted by a power failure.
    • この辺はゆうべ停電した
    • The power went out [off] in this neighborhood last night.