• Halo Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A colored circle around a nipple; an areola.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) An ideal glory investing, or affecting ones perception of, an object.
- (v. t. & i.) To form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo.
• Halometer Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) An instrument for measuring the forms and angles of salts and crystals; a goniometer.
• Halos Definition & Synonyms
- (pl. ) of Halo