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

 phan·tasm /ˈfænˌtæzəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 phan·tasm /ˈfænˌtæzəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phan·tasm n.  [Spelt also fantasm.]
 1. An image formed by the mind, and supposed to be real or material; a shadowy or airy appearance; sometimes, an optical illusion; a phantom; a dream.
    They be but phantasms or apparitions.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 2. A mental image or representation of a real object; a fancy; a notion.
    Figures or little features, of which the description had produced in you no phantasm or expectation.   --Jer. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the
           apparition that confronted us" [syn: apparition, phantom,
            phantasma, specter, spectre]
      2: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition
         at midnight" [syn: apparition, phantom, phantasma, shadow]