Definition of Ghosting

1. Noun. The practice of hiding prisoners from inspection from (possibly hostile) outside inspectors. ¹



2. Noun. The effect that interference caused by a multi-path reception problem has on a television screen. ¹

3. Noun. Ghost imaging. ¹

4. Noun. A form of identity theft in which someone steals the identity, and sometimes even the role within society, of a specific dead person (the "ghost") who is not widely known to be deceased. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ghosting

1. a false image on a television screen [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghosting

ghostball
ghostbuster
ghostbusters
ghostbusting
ghosted
ghostfish
ghostfishes
ghosthunter
ghosthunters
ghosthunting
ghostie
ghostier
ghosties
ghostiest
ghosting (current term)
ghostings
ghostless
ghostlier
ghostliest
ghostlike
ghostlily
ghostliness
ghostlinesses
ghostly
ghostologies
ghostology
ghosts
ghostship
ghostships

Literary usage of Ghosting

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1. Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome (1907)
"WAYS AND MEANS A LITTLE time ago there was a great outcry against what was called " literary ghosting," a fraudulent passing off of the work of unknown ..."

2. Copyright Licensing Regimes Covering Retransmission of Broadcast Signals edited by Howard Coble (2001)
"In many cases, the 'ghosting* effect can be reduced or eliminated through the use of an improved antenna with a high front-to-back ratio. ..."

3. Prison Conditions in the United Kingdom by Allyson Collins, Haywood Burns (1992)
"The practice of "ghosting" disruptive prisoners, by moving them frequently throughout the prison system, often putting them in solitary confinement, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"... blessed with in the witching pages of that ghosting, rawhead-and-bloody-bones fraternity, years before led on by that redoubted and popular personage, ..."

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