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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pan·to·mime /ˈpæntəˌmaɪm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan·to·mime n.
 1. A universal mimic; an actor who assumes many parts; also, any actor. [Obs.]
 2. One who acts his part by gesticulation or dumb show only, without speaking; a pantomimist; a mime.
    [He] saw a pantomime perform so well that he could follow the performance from the action alone.   --Tylor.
 3. A dramatic representation by actors who use only dumb show; a depiction of an event, narrative, or situation using only gestures and bodily movements, without speaking; hence, dumb show, generally.
 4. A dramatic and spectacular entertainment of which dumb acting as well as burlesque dialogue, music, and dancing by Clown, Harlequin, etc., are features.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan·to·mime, a. Representing only in mute actions; pantomimic; as, a pantomime dance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a performance using gestures and body movements without
          words [syn: mime, dumb show]
      v : act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements
          only; "The acting students mimed eating an apple" [syn: mime]