Halo vs Halolike - What's the difference?

halo | halolike |


As a noun halo

is halo.

As an adjective halolike is

resembling a halo or some aspect of one.

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.
  • References

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    halolike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a halo or some aspect of one.