Zombie (disambiguation)

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In Haitian Creole mystical tradition, a zombie is an animated corpse brought back to life by means such as witchcraft.

Zombie may also refer to:

Horror fiction[edit]

  • Zombie (fictional), fictional undead creatures regularly encountered in horror and fantasy themed works

Computing[edit]

  • Zombie (computer science), a computer compromised by a hacker and used to perform malicious tasks
  • Zombie object, in garbage-collected object-oriented programming languages, an object that has been finalized but then resurrected
  • Zombie process, on Unix-like OS, a process that has completed execution but still has an entry in the process table

Gaming[edit]

Insects[edit]

  • zombie ant, an ant infected by a parasitic fungus (Ophiocordyceps unilateralis)
  • zombie fly (apocephalus borealis), a fly that lays eggs in honeybees, which then become zombees

Film[edit]

Genre

Titles

Finance[edit]

  • zombie bank, a financial institution with an economic net worth less than zero that continues to operate because of implicit or explicit government support

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Albums[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Groups[edit]

People[edit]

  • Rob Zombie, real name Robert Cummings, former lead singer of White Zombie
  • Zomby, British music producer

Songs[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Social activism[edit]

  • zombie walk, an organized public gathering of people who dress up in zombie costumes
  • Zombie Squad, non-profit community service and disaster preparedness organization that uses the metaphor of a "Zombie Apocalypse" for any natural or man-made disaster

Other uses[edit]

  • zombie, a derisive name for Canadian conscripts during World War II; see Conscription Crisis of 1944
  • "The Zombie", the ring name for Tim Roberts, professional wrestler for ECW
  • zombie (cocktail), an exceptionally strong cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and various rums
  • Zombie star, the result of a supernova which leaves behind a remnant star

See also[edit]