Circuit vs Halo - What's the difference?

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Circuit is a related term of halo.


As nouns the difference between circuit and halo

is that circuit is the act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun while halo is halo.

As a verb circuit

is (obsolete) to move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.

circuit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.
  • The circumference of, or distance around, any space; the measure of a line around an area.
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  • That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
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  • The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits.
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  • (electricity) Enclosed path of an electric current, usually designed for a certain function.
  • A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one's calling, as of a judge, or a preacher.
  • (legal) A certain division of a state or country, established by law for a judge or judges to visit, for the administration of justice.
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  • (Methodist Church) A district in which an itinerant preacher labors.
  • By analogy to the proceeding three, a set of theaters among which the same acts circulate; especially common in the heyday of vaudeville.
  • (obsolete) circumlocution
  • * Huloet
  • Thou hast used no circuit of words.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
  • (obsolete) To travel around.
  • Having circuited the air.
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    halo

    English

    (wikipedia halo)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (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.
  • (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.
  • Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
  • (religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
  • The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.
  • Synonyms

    * (luminous disc around head of saints in paintings) aureole, nimbus

    Derived terms

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    Verb

    (es)
  • To encircle with a halo.
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