[ dim-out ]
/ ˈdɪmˌaʊt /
a reduction or concealment of night lighting in wartime to make the source less visible to an enemy from the air or sea.
a reduction of night lighting caused by a failure in an electric generating system or a reduction in its output.
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Example sentences from the Web for dim-out
Along the shore no lights were showing for the dim-out was rigidly enforced at Sunset Beach.Voice from the Cave|Mildred A. Wirt