Definitions for halationheɪˈleɪ ʃən, hæ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•la•tionheɪˈleɪ ʃən, hæ-(n.)

  1. a blurred effect around the edges of highlight areas in a photographic image.

    Category: Photography

Origin of halation:

1855–60; hal (o ) + -ation


  1. halation(Noun)

    The action of light surrounding some object as if making a halo.

  2. halation(Noun)

    The blurring of light around a bright area of a photographic image, or on a television screen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halation(noun)

    an appearance as of a halo of light, surrounding the edges of dark objects in a photographic picture


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