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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity
brownoutbrown‧out /ˈbraʊnaʊt/ noun [countable]  American EnglishTPE a time when the amount of electrical power supplied to an area is reduced
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brownoutIt can protect your equipment from hazardous brownouts that occur when electric companies reduce voltage during periods of peak demand.
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