1. (verb) Ghosting : When you have a TV with a crappy rabbit ear antenna and the signal is a bit off and you see some 'ghosting' on the screen.
2. (verb) A Computer geek term refering to the Software Ghost used to backup computer hard drives and make images. Especially useful when backing up a drive that will not boot properly. Also used to make images for distribution.
2a Well that users machine doesnt boot anymore but I'm ghosting it up to the server right now.
2b Her workstation should be ready in about an hour, I'm ghosting the image down now.
Ghosting may also be referred to as as "Venting" in popular games like Counter-Strike. The term derives from the most popular method of ghosting in Counter-Strike, which is to use the program Ventrillo, "venting" is short for "ventrillo-ing" meaning Using Ventrillo to ghost
"Wow, this guy is predicting the future......I think he might be Venting with his guild"
Shaniqua: Alright baby
Thaddeus&Mark: Heheh we gonna ghost this bitch
...5 minutes later...
Shaniqua: Ooooh baby, the rhythmic pattern to which you are currently penetrating me is delectable! Please continue!
Thaddeus: Oh yeah...hold on a minute girl... *switches with Mark*
Shaniqua: Yessss...30bps, just how I like it
Thaddeus: *waving* Hey baby
Shaniqua: Hey boy--OH MY FUCKING GOD *collapses*
Mark: Oh SHIT, she just had a heart attack
Thaddeus: Oh SHIT ghosting is some dangerous shit
Mark: Oh snap, I think yo' bitch is dead!
Thaddeus: Oh fuck...
Mark: 30 bps good for you too?
Thaddeus: Lez get it on...
"Yeah, until she tore off my testicle."