Halo

[megastructure] Halos are fictional megastructures and superweapons in the Halo video game series. They are referred to as `Installations` by their AI monitors, and are collectively referred to as `the Array` by the installations` creators, the Forerunners. The series` alien antagonists, the Covenant, as well as Halo, also refer to the stru...
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halo

[n] - a circle of light around the sun or moon
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Halo

A ring of light that appears around the Sun or Moon. It is produced by refraction in ice crystals. See also: Moon, Sun.
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halo

Radiance encircling the heads of saints and holy persons in art. It is also called an aureole, especially when surrounding the whole figure. It may have originated in Egyptian art, where the Sun god...
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Halo

A light line around object edges in a image, produced by the USM (sharpening) technique.
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Halo

Ha'lo (hā'lo) noun ; plural Halos (-lōz). [ Latin halos , acc. halo , Greek 'a`lws a thrashing floor, also (from its round shape) the disk of the sun or moon, and later a halo round it; confer Greek e'ily`ein to enfold, 'ely`ein
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Halo

Ha'lo transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Haloed (-lōd); present participle & verbal noun Haloing .] To form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo. « The fire That haloed round ...
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halo

<radiobiology> The cold, dense plasma formed outside the last closed flux surface during a vertical displacement event. The large currents which flow through this plasma stop the displacement and transfer the force to the vacuum vessel. If care is not taken in design, the halo currents can be large enough to threaten the structural integrity ...
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halo

(ha´lo) a circular structure, such as a luminous circle seen surrounding an object or light. Fick halo a colored circle appearing around a light, experienced by wearers of contact lenses. halo glaucomatosus , glaucomatous halo a narrow ligh...
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Halo

• (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 ...
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halo

(from the article `comet`) The large atomic hydrogen halo detected up to 107 kilometres from the nucleus is simply a large coma visible in ultraviolet (Lyman-alpha line). It is ...
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halo

any of a wide range of atmospheric optical phenomena that result when the Sun or Moon shines through thin clouds composed of ice crystals. These ... [1 related articles]
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halo

in art, radiant circle or disk surrounding the head of a holy person, a representation of spiritual character through the symbolism of light. In ... [2 related articles]
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Halo

[Soil song] `Halo` is the first single off metal band Soil`s second studio album, Scars. The video is filmed in a rundown house, lit by lamps and sunlight through boarded-up windows. Towards the end of the video, the band can be seen walking on the walls and ceiling, when their instruments begin to break, seemingly through the violence of t...
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Halo

[Texas song] Halo is a song recorded by Scottish alternative rock band Texas released on 6 April 1997 and the second single to be released from their UK #1 fourth album White on Blonde. It debuted and peaked at #10 on the UK Singles Charts. == Release and promotion == `Halo` was released as the second single from the White on Blonde album o...
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Halo

[Beyoncé song] `Halo` is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008). Included on the I Am... disc, it was intended to give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Beyoncé`s life, stripped of her make-up and celebrity trappings. Columbia Records released the song, the album`s fourth single, t...
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Halo

[bar] Halo was a high end gay bar located at 1435 P Street, NW in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. Founded in 2004 by Ed Bailey and John Guggenmos, Halo first gained attention by being one of the few smoke-free LGBT bars in Washington, D.C. before the citywide smoking ban was enacted in January 2007. Bailey ...
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HALO

Halo: Combat Evolved, or simply Halo, is a video game in the first-person shooter (FPS) genre, created by the Microsoft-owned Bungie Studios. It was released for the Xbox game console on November 15, 2001.
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Halo

Group of optical phenomena, in the form of rings, arcs, pillars or bright spots around the Sun or Moon, produced by the refraction or reflection of light by ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere (Cirrus clouds, diamond dust, etc.)
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Halo

[Machine Head song] Halo is the third single from the album The Blackening by the groove metal band Machine Head. This is the only song on the album to be written by all four band members. It was also featured as one of the metal genre tracks in The Sims 2: Bon Voyage. On 24 March 2008, Machine Head announced through their official website ...
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Halo

A light line around object edges in a image, produced by the USM (sharpening) technique
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HALO

The ring of light that seems to encircle the sun or moon when veiled by cirrus clouds. To produce this phenomena, the ice crystals must be in a heterogeneous arrangement to refract the sunlight. The most commonly observed is a halo that forms at a 22° radius, although another one at 46° radius may also be seen.
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Halo

A ring or arc of coloured or white light that encircles the sun or moon when seen through a cloud of ice crystals. Halos are produced by the refraction of light. The most commonly observed halo forms at a 22 degrees radius from the sun/moon. One at 46 degrees radius may also be seen.
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halo

halo, in art: see nimbus.
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halo

halo, in meteorology, short-lived circles or arcs, and less commonly spikes and crosses, of colored or whitish light surrounding the moon or sun or in clouds as seen from above. A halo occurs when the light from the sun or the moon is refracted and reflected by ice crystals in the atmosphere, usuall...
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