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phantom US English

A ghost

phantom US Thesaurus

a phantom who haunts lonely roads

phantom larva US English

The transparent, aquatic larva of the dipteran fly Chaoborus crystallinus (family Chaoboridae).

phantom-like US English

Like, or in the manner of, a phantom.

phantom limb US English

A sensation experienced by someone who has had a limb amputated that the limb is still there

phantom pain US English

Pain in a phantom limb (or other phantom body part).

phantom circuit US English

An arrangement of telegraph or other electric wires equivalent to an extra circuit

phantom minnow US English

An artificial lure made to resemble a live minnow.

phantom tumour US English

(Originally) a mass in the abdomen resembling a tumour, usually attributed to abnormal contraction of the abdominal musculature; (later also) any of various other conditions simulating neoplasms, especially a loculated pleural effusion resembling a lung tumour on X-ray.

phantom pregnancy US English

An abnormal condition in which signs of pregnancy such as amenorrhoea, nausea, and abdominal swelling are present in a woman who is not pregnant

phantom withdrawal US English

A withdrawal of money from a bank or building society account, usually recorded as from a cash dispenser, claimed to have been made without the knowledge or authorization of the account holder.

phantom limb pain US English

Pain perceived in a phantom limb; a pain of this nature.

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