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American English: /ˈheɪloʊ/
British English: /ˈheɪləʊ/

Translation of halo in Spanish:

noun plural halos or haloes

  • 1 (Art, Religion) your halo's slipping [humorous]
    estás perdiendo la aureola [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • When used for human figures, the halo represents holiness or sanctity, and its iconography is developed to mark important distinctions between the figures represented.
    • Egyptian sun disks became the halos of Catholic saints.
    • Auras are not to be confused with the aureoles or halos of saints, which are devices of Christian iconography used to depict the radiance of light associated with divine infusion.
  • 2 (Astronomy)
    Example sentences
    • H.R.Madhusudan, Science Educator at the Planetarium, said ice crystals in the earth's atmosphere caused the solar halo.
    • Blue Moons, Harvest Moons, halos, waxing, waning and lunacy - where do Moon superstitions come from and how many of them have a basis in fact?
    • According to authorities, normal astronomical phenomena such as a solar halo, or the refraction of water are usually reported during the day.
  • 3 (ring) [literary] a halo of golden hair
    un halo de cabellos dorados [literary]
    Example sentences
    • So a halo appears around my available presence indicator, denoting ‘super interruptible’.
    • Some analysts have even claimed the group of North American fund managers seeking change are ‘greenmailers with halos round their heads’.
    • Gabe and Isaiah fought to look innocent so badly that I could almost see halos floating above their heads.
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