(obsolete) The spirit; the soul of man.
Then gives her grieved thus to lament. — Spenser
The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. — Shakespeare.
- The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
I thought that I had died in sleep/And was a blessed . — Coleridge
not a of a chance
- Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.
the of an idea
Each separate dying ember wrought its upon the floor. — Poe
- A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
- An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
- A ghostwriter.
- any undesired image appearing at the image plane of an optical system; either a false image of the desired object, or an out-of-focus image of a bright source of light in the field of the optical system
(computing) a copy of all the contents of a hard drive, used as a backup
- Resembling grains; granular.