Ghosting

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Ghosting may refer to:

Common uses[edit]

  • Ghosting (employer), the act in which a person interviews for a job and is led on to believe that they may have a chance in getting the job, then no acknowledgement of the position's being filled is ever conveyed to the interviewee
  • Ghosting (identity theft), a form of identity theft, whereby a person takes on the identity of a deceased person
  • Ghosting (incarceration), repeatedly moving a prisoner through different institutions to avoid scrutiny, or because the prisoner has become unmanageable
  • Ghosting (relationships), ending of a relationship by cutting off all contact and ignoring the former partner's attempts to reach out
  • Ghosting (television), a double image when receiving a distorted or multipath input signal in analog television broadcasting
  • Ghosting, an offset printing defect produced in one of two ways, in which faint replicas of printed images appear in undesirable places
  • Comment ghosting, a form of stealth banning on internet forums
  • Key ghosting, a phenomenon where multiple simultaneous key presses on a computer keyboard can result in incorrectly registered keystrokes
  • Lens flare, an optical effect caused by internal reflections

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