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A shape consisting of a circular disc with a missing segment, used as an icon in an electronic computer game in which the player's task is to guide the icon through a maze while devouring other icons and eluding attacks; also, because of its resemblance in shape, the name given to the symbol used at each vertex of a Kanizsa triangle to create illusory contours. Also spelt PacMan, Pacman, or pacman. [Trademark]

Subjects: Psychology.

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