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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·lo /ˈhe(ˌ)lo/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ha·lo /ˈhe(ˌ)lo/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·lo n.; pl. Halos
 1. 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.
 2. 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.
 3. An ideal glory investing, or affecting one's perception of, an object.
 4. A colored circle around a nipple; an areola.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·lo, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Haloed p. pr. & vb. n. Haloing.] To form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo.
 The fire
 That haloed round his saintly brow.   --Southey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a
           saint [syn: aura, aureole, nimbus, glory, gloriole]
      2: a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo
         of smoke" [syn: ring, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor
      3: a circle of light around the sun or moon
      [also: haloes (pl)]