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phantom English Thesaurus

a phantom who haunts lonely roads

phantom larva British & World English

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

phantom-like British & World English

Like, or in the manner of, a phantom.

phantom pain British & World English

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

phantom limb British & World English

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

phantom minnow British & World English

An artificial lure made to resemble a live minnow.

phantom tumour British & World 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 circuit British & World English

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

phantom withdrawal British & World 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 pregnancy British & World 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 limb pain British & World English

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