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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The outer granule-free layer of cytoplasm; (spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance.

Usage examples (35)
  • (One of my sons considered "ectoplasm" the ugliest word he knew.)
  • "Is it ectoplasm?" demanded one of the executives.
  • 'It's like ectoplasm, but invisible!' she exclaimed.
  • Pushing for answers may get you slimed with ectoplasm. for more
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