ghosting

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ghost +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

ghosting (countable and uncountable, plural ghostings)

  1. The practice of hiding prisoners from inspection from (possibly hostile) outside inspectors.
  2. The effect that interference caused by a multipath reception problem has on a television screen.
  3. Ghost imaging.
  4. 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.
  5. (computing) A problem with a keyboard where certain simultaneous keypresses are not recognised.

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