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.
[hal-oid, hey-loid] /ˈhæl ɔɪd, ˈheɪ lɔɪd/ Chemistry adjective 1. Also, halogenoid [hal-uh-juh-noid, hey-luh-] /ˈhæl ə dʒəˌnɔɪd, ˈheɪ lə-/ (Show IPA). resembling or derived from a halogen. noun 2. a haloid salt or derivative from a halogen. /ˈhælɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling or derived from a halogen: a haloid salt noun 2. a compound containing halogen atoms […]
full of hollows, a town in the highlands of Judah (Josh. 15:58). It is now a small village of the same name, and is situated about 5 miles north-east of Hebron on the way to Jerusalem. There is an old Jewish tradition that Gad, David’s seer (2 Sam. 24:11), was buried here.
language A simple language from Hewlett-Packard for communicating with devices such as modems and X.25 PADs. (1995-04-12)
noun the scientific study of the chemistry of salts Word Origin halo- ‘salt’