Definition of Halos

1. Noun. (plural of halo) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of halo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Halos

1. halo [v] - See also: halo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halos

halophile
halophiles
halophilic
halophilism
halophils
halophosphate
halophosphine
halophosphines
halophyte
halophytes
halophytic
haloprogin
haloquinoline
halorhodopsin
halorhodopsins
halos (current term)
halosaline
haloscope
haloscopes
halosilane
halosilanes
halosteresis
halosugar
halosugars
halosulfite
halosulfites
halothane
halothane-ether azeotrope
halothane effect
halothane hepatitis

Literary usage of Halos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Physics of the Air by William Jackson Humphreys (1920)
"halos of Unusual Radii.—halos of various radii other than those already given have ... Secondary halos.—Obviously, each bright spot of the primary halo ..."

2. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"Pleochroic halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

3. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"Pleochroic halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

4. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"The radius of a halo may be measured halos. by means of a sextant or surveyor's transit. If a star or planet happens to be on the edge of a halo and the ..."

5. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"Pleochroic halos.—In certain minerals, surrounding small inclusions of other minerals, there appear rounded spots or halos which are more strongly ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"THE formation of those luminous circles termed halos, and of the other ... Parhelia, or "mock suns," occasionally occur about the places where these halos ..."

7. Physical Optics by Robert Williams Wood (1914)
"It is interesting to compare this case with that of the halos to be described presently, in which we see a bow resulting from the diffracted rays of light, ..."

8. A Complete Course of Meteorology by Ludwig Friedrich Kämtz, Léon Louis Chrétien Lalanne, Charles Martins (1845)
"However, the great majority of observations relate to true halos; ... It is otherwise with true halos; they prove the existence of cirrus ; and, ..."

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