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

 phan·tom /ˈfæntəm/

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

 phan·tom /ˈfæntəm/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phan·tom n.  That which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal image.
    Strange phantoms rising as the mists arise.   --Pope.
    She was a phantom of delight.   --Wordsworth.
 Phantom ship. See Flying Dutchman, under Flying.
 Phantom tumor Med., a swelling, especially of the abdomen, due to muscular spasm, accumulation of flatus, etc., simulating an actual tumor in appearance, but disappearing upon the administration of an anæsthetic.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phan·tom, a. Being, or of the nature of, a phantom.
    Phantom isles are floating in the skies.    --B. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : something apparently sensed but having no physical reality;
            "seemed to hear faint phantom bells"; "the amputee's
            illusion of a phantom limb"
      n 1: a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the
           apparition that confronted us" [syn: apparition, phantasm,
            phantasma, specter, spectre]
      2: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition
         at midnight" [syn: apparition, phantasm, phantasma,