Phantom


Phantom

Phantom can refer to any of the following.

Paranormal

*A ghost or other apparition
* Phantom kangaroo, a type of legendary creature

Technology

*Phantom power, a method for supplying current to devices over signaling cables
* A device or test pattern that simulates the human body or part of the human body and is used to calibrate a detector that measures radiation emanating from within (e.g. the BOMAB phantom) or absorbed by (e.g. Shepp-Logan phantom) the body. See Computed Tomography.

Military

*The Phantom Regiment, the British Army's Secret Intelligence and Communication Regiment of World War II
*FH Phantom and F-4 Phantom II, two McDonnell Douglas military jet aircraft developed for the United States Navy

Trademarks and Product Names

In transportation:
*Rolls-Royce Phantom, a line of luxury automobiles
*Gillig Phantom, a high-floor transit bus
*FH Phantom and F-4 Phantom II, two McDonnell Douglas military jet fighter aircraft developed for the United States Navy

In gaming:
*CCI Phantom (or "The Phantom"), a paintball marker developed and marketed by Mike Casedy and his company CCI
*The Phantom (game system), a canceled video game console which never reached production

Other:
* BASF markets the pesticide chlorfenapyr under the registered trademark Phantom

Popular culture

In literature & theatre:
*"The Phantom of the Opera", a 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux, adapted many times for stage and film
*see also "The Phantom of the Opera" (adaptations) (a disambiguating list)
*"Phantom" (novel) by Susan Kay is a more recent retelling of "The Phantom of the Opera"
*"The Phantom", a comic strip/book hero created by Lee Falk
*"Phantom" (musical), a 1991 musical stage play by Arthur Kopit and Maury Yeston
*"Phantom (Sword of Truth)", the 10th novel in Terry Goodkind's "Sword of Truth" series
*"Danny Phantom", a Nickelodeon cartoon about a boy named Danny Fenton, who fights evil ghosts as a superhero named Danny Phantom "aka" Ghost Boy
*an inhabitant of the Phantom Zone, a fictional dimension in "Superman" comic books and related media
*"Ectoplasmic Phantom", monster #61 in the "Monster in My Pocket" toy and book franchise
* "Phantom (manhwa)", a manga published by TokyoPop
* The "Phantom Stranger" is a fictional character who battles mysterious and occult forces in various titles published by DC Comics, sometimes under their Vertigo imprint.
* Phantoms (novel), a thriller/mystery novel by Dean Koontz.

In film:
*"The Phantom" (1943 serial), a Saturday matinee movie serial based on Lee Falk's comic strip hero The Phantom
*"Phantom" (1922 film), a dramatic silent film directed by F. W. Murnau
*"The Phantom" (film), 1996 film, based on Lee Falk's character The Phantom
*"Phantoms" (1998 film), a thriller/mystery film adapted from the Dean Koontz novel
*"Phantom" (2001 film), a short art film
*"Phantom" (2002 film), an Indian film
*"O Fantasma" (English: "The Phantom"), a 2000 Portuguese dramatic film
*"Yuryeong" (English: "Phantom"), a 1999 Korean action thriller
*"", a 1999 science fantasy film written and directed by George Lucas
**"The Phantom Edit", a fan edit of the movie "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace"
* Sir Charles Lytton aka The Phantom, a character from the original Pink Panther

In television:
*, an episode of the series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
*"Phantom 2040", 1994–1996 animated television series based on a descendant of The Phantom comic character created by Lee Falk
*Phantom (horse), Zorro's white stallion in the 1950s television series
*"Phantom Gourmet", a popular New England food critic and television program
*Phantom Ranger, a character in the "Power Rangers" (television series) universe
*Phantom (MÄR), a main character in the popular manga and anime series MÄR
*Phantom of Inferno, an anime and video game.

In music:
*The Phantom (musician) ("aka" Jerry Lott, 1938–1983), a rockabilly singer known for the hit single "Love Me"
*"Phantoms (album)", a 2005 music album by Acceptance
*Phantom FM, an alternative rock radio station broadcasting from Dublin, Ireland
*"Phantom Phorce", a 2003 Super Furry Animals album
*Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, a drum and bugle corps based out of Rockford, Illinois, United States
* Phantom Records, a record label
* Vox Phantom, an electric guitar model
* Phantom (song) and Phantom Pt. II are tracks on Justice's debut album,

In video games:
*Phantom, a spider-like boss of the "Devil May Cry" video game series
*Phantom (Mega Man Zero), a character in the "Mega Man Zero" video game series
*, a video game for the Nintendo DS console
*Phantom Ganon, a character in the "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" video game
*TIE Phantom, a fictional prototype TIE fighter, from the "Star Wars" Expanded Universe
*Covenant Phantom, alien dropship in Halo 2 and Halo 3
*The Phantom, Infinium Labs' never-released video game console intended to be used without cartridges or discs

In other areas:
*The Phantom (horse), a former New Zealand-trained race horse who competed in Australian events in 1990's
*Phantom Killer, an unidentified serial killer believed to have killed five people in Texarkana in 1946
*The Phantom (criminal), a woman whose DNA was found at 32 crime scenes in Europe for more than 15 years, including six murders.

Jae Phantom-Musician. Frontman of Ritual Daze, Wicked Saint, and Grim Fate. Drummer for Black Mass ho-Down

Other

*Phantom limb, the sensation that a missing limb is still attached to the body and functioning normally
*Phantom quartz, a type of quartz that appears to have 'phantom' crystals inside of crystals, formed as a result of interrupted crystal growth
*Phantom,alias given to Col.Salvador A. Rodolfo, Sr., Liberator of Catanduanes during World War 2 in Catanduanes, Philippines.
*Phantom Stock

ee also

* Phantasm
* Phantasmagoria


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  • Phantom — (von gr.: Phantasma, Phantasie) bedeutet Trugbild, unwirkliche Erscheinung, Einbildung oder Gespenst, Geist. Phantom bezeichnet in den Medien: Phantom (1922) von Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Phantom (Comic) von Lee Falk (ab 1936) Das Phantom (1996),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phantom — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Phantom puede hacer referencia a: La película muda El nuevo fantomas dirigida por F. W. Murnau, estrenada el 10 de noviembre de 1922 en Düsseldorf. La novela Phantom de Susan Kay, que cuenta de nuevo la vida del el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Phantom — Phan tom, n. [OE. fantome, fantosme, fantesme, OF. fant[^o]me, fr. L. phantasma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to show. See {Fancy}, and cf. {Pha[ e]ton}, {Phantasm}, {Phase}.] That which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phantom — Phan tom, a. Being, or of the nature of, a phantom. Phantom isles are floating in the skies. B. Taylor. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phantom II — ist die Bezeichnung für: Rolls Royce Phantom II, ein von 1929 bis 1935 hergestellter britischer Luxuswagen. McDonnell F 4 Phantom II, ein US amerikanisches Jagdflugzeug. Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • phantom — [fan′təm] n. [ME fantome, fantosme < OFr fantosme < L phantasma: see PHANTASM] 1. something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical existence; apparition; vision; specter 2. something feared or dreaded 3. something that exists …   English World dictionary

  • Phantom — Sn Trugbild erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. fantôme m., dieses mit unregelmäßiger Formentwicklung aus l. phantasma, aus gr. phántasma, zu gr. phantázesthai erscheinen, sichtbar werden (zu einer Ableitung von gr …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Phantom — (v. gr.), 1) Trugbild als Erzeugniß der Einbildungskraft; 2) (Geburtsh.), s. Fantom …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Phantōm — (griech.), soviel wie Phantasma (s. d.). In der Medizin versteht man unter einem geburtshilflichen P. ein natürliches oder künstliches, mit Leder überzogenes weibliches Becken, das beim Unterricht zur Einübung der Technik der geburtshilflichen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Phantom — Phantōm (grch.), s.v.w. Phantasma; Nachbildung von Körperteilen (Becken, Kopf, Kehlkopf) zur Einübung von Operationen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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