a predisposition to admire all of a person’s actions, work, etc., because of an estimable quality or action in the past.
Psychology. a potential inaccuracy in observation, as of a person, due to overgeneralization from a limited amount of evidence or the influence of preconceived beliefs or a priori hypotheses:
The assumption that he is an authority on the subject is a halo effect of his Ivy League manner.
any desirable side effect.
See horns and halo effect
the beneficial effect on sales of a company’s range of products produced by the popularity or high profile of one particular product
[hey-loh] /ˈheɪ loʊ/ noun, plural halos, haloes. 1. Also called nimbus. a geometric shape, usually in the form of a disk, circle, ring, or rayed structure, traditionally representing a radiant light around or above the head of a divine or sacred personage, an ancient or medieval monarch, etc. 2. an atmosphere or quality of glory, […]
[hal-uh-juh n, -jen, hey-luh-] /ˈhæl ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn, ˈheɪ lə-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the electronegative elements, fluorine, chlorine, iodine, bromine, and astatine, that form binary salts by direct union with metals. /ˈhæləˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. any of the chemical elements fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine. They are all monovalent and readily form negative […]
[hal-uh-juh-neyt, hey-luh-] /ˈhæl ə dʒəˌneɪt, ˈheɪ lə-/ verb (used with object), halogenated, halogenating. Chemistry. 1. to treat or combine with a . 2. to introduce a into (an organic compound). /ˈhælədʒəˌneɪt/ verb 1. (chem) to treat or combine with a halogen
noun 1. a gas-filled, high-intensity incandescent lamp having a tungsten filament and containing a small amount of a halogen, such as iodine, that vaporizes on heating and redeposits any evaporated tungsten particles back onto the filament: used especially in motion-picture projectors and automobile headlights.