Knockout may refer to:
Gene knockout, a form of genetically engineered organism
* A partially punched opening meant for optional later removal, particularly in electrical enclosures.
* Used in
warfareto refer to any vehiclethat is rendered non-functional but not completely destroyed by enemy fire.
In sports and games:
Knockout, or "K.O.", when one participant is unable to rise from the canvas in a full-contact combat sport, such as boxing
Single-elimination tournament, also called "knockout" or "sudden death", where the loser of each match is immediately eliminated
* Knockout, an activity that involves a basketball
* Knockout, a short-lived game show hosted by Arte Johnson
Knockouts, a game similar to football but with only one goal, also known as "finals"
In comics and anime:
* Knockout, a literary magazine based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
* Knockout, a band from Lake Forest, IL
Knockout Entertainment, an American Label
TWINS (Knock Out), a song by Korean band Super Junior
Knock Out (Bonfire album), an album by the German band Bonfire released in 1991
Background knockoutis the process by which the background of a photograph is removed
* As in "knockout pill", or
sleeping pill, a drugused to quickly fall into deep sleep
* Extreme feminine beauty that causes the viewer to be temporarily stunned, as when
Chris Matthewsof MSNBC told CNBC's Erin Burnett: "You're beautiful" and "you're a knockout," before closing the interview by saying, "It's all right getting bad news from you."
* To be knocked out, or to have a KO, is British
slangfor alcohol-induced unconsciousness.
* A "knock-out pot" or "knock-out drum" refers to a
Punch-Out!!, 1984 boxing game by Nintendo
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