Definitions for Haloˈheɪ loʊ

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  1. aura, aureole, halo, nimbus, glory, gloriole(noun)

    an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

  2. ring, halo, annulus, doughnut, anchor ring(noun)

    a toroidal shape

    "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"

  3. halo(noun)

    a circle of light around the sun or moon

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  1. halo(Noun)

    A circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.

  2. halo(Noun)

    A cloud of gas and other matter surrounding and captured by the gravitational field of a large diffuse astronomical object, such as a galaxy or cluster of galaxies.

  3. halo(Noun)

    Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.

  4. halo(Noun)

    nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.

  5. halo(Noun)

    The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.

  6. halo(Verb)

    To encircle with a halo.

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  1. Halo(noun)

    a luminous circle, usually prismatically colored, round the sun or moon, and supposed to be caused by the refraction of light through crystals of ice in the atmosphere. Connected with halos there are often white bands, crosses, or arches, resulting from the same atmospheric conditions

  2. Halo(noun)

    a circle of light; especially, the bright ring represented in painting as surrounding the heads of saints and other holy persons; a glory; a nimbus

  3. Halo(noun)

    an ideal glory investing, or affecting one's perception of, an object

  4. Halo(noun)

    a colored circle around a nipple; an areola

  5. Halo

    to form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo

  6. Origin: [L. halos, acc. halo, Gr. "a`lws a thrashing floor, also (from its round shape) the disk of the sun or moon, and later a halo round it; cf. Gr. e'ily`ein to enfold, 'ely`ein to roll round, L. volvere, and E. voluble.]

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  1. HaLo

    HaLo is a Japanese pop musician. Hirakata can be heard on Lori Carson's The Finest Thing. Hirakata has also worked with Kate St John and Sid Griffin, and has a separate recording career in Japan.


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