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  1. ghostingnoun

    The practice of hiding prisoners from inspection from (possibly hostile) outside inspectors.

  2. ghostingnoun

    The effect that interference caused by a multi-path reception problem has on a television screen.

  3. ghostingnoun

    Ghost imaging.

  4. ghostingnoun

    A form of identity theft in which someone steals the identity, and sometimes even the role within society, of a specific dead person (the "ghost") who is not widely known to be deceased.

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  1. ghostingverb

    Ghosting, also known as simmering or icing, is a colloquial term which describes the practice of ending all communication and contact with another person without any apparent warning or justification and subsequently ignoring any attempts to reach out or communication made by said person

    Submitted by Soulwriter on December 27, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghosting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghosting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of ghosting in a Sentence

  1. Mc Garry:

    About 8 % of the world's largest tankers are now engaged in the smuggling of sanctioned oil, largely comprising Iranian and Venezuelan product, ghosting.

  2. Jacob Zabkowicz:

    We are seeing an influx in ghosting across the board.

  3. Scott Bonneau:

    We do know that employers are keeping records of this, employers do believe significantly that candidates who ghost -- that is going to have a negative impact on future job searches or their career. I do anticipate there will be some repercussions for some job seekers that are ghosting employers.

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    the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    A nuisance
    B gauge
    C empire
    D purse

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