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  Dictionary Definition of halo

halo
noun ( plural haloes, halos )
1. a radiance surrounding the head in the representation of a sacred personage.
2. an ideal glory investing an object viewed with feeling or sentiment: the halo around Shakespeare's plays.
3. Meteorology a circle of light, appearing round the sun or moon, caused by the refraction of light in suspended ice crystals.
-- verb ( haloed, haloing )
-- verb (t)
4. to surround with a halo.
-- verb (i)
5. Rare. to form a halo.
[L halos, from Greek: disc, halo, threshing floor (on which the oxen trod out a circular path)]
-- halo-like, adjective