Translations into Scottish Gaelic:
- fàinne-solais(Noun f)atmospheric phenomenonanything resembling the phenomenonluminous disc around the heads of saintsatmospheric phenomenonanything resembling the phenomenonatmospheric phenomenonluminous disc around the heads of saints
(astronomy) A cloud of gas and other matter surrounding and captured by the gravitational field of a large diffuse astronomical object, such as a galaxy or cluster of galaxies.
(astronomy) A circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.
halo (optical phenomenon)
(religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
halo (esp. in Christian art)
The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.
(transitive) To encircle with a halo.
encircle with a halo
Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
halo (video game series)