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Glory vs. Halo — What's the Difference?

Glory vs. Halo — What's the Difference?

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Glory

Great honor, praise, or distinction accorded by common consent; renown.
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Halo

A circle of light shown around or above the head of a saint or holy person to represent their holiness.
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Glory

Something conferring honor or renown.
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Halo

A circle of white or coloured light around the sun, moon, or other luminous body caused by refraction through ice crystals in the atmosphere.
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Glory

A highly praiseworthy asset
Your wit is your crowning glory.
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Halo

Surround with or as if with a halo
Gas lamps haloed in mist
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Glory

Adoration, praise, and thanksgiving offered in worship.
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Halo

A luminous ring or disk of light surrounding the heads or bodies of sacred figures, such as saints, in religious paintings; a nimbus.
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Glory

Majestic beauty and splendor; resplendence
The sun set in a blaze of glory.
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Halo

A ring or disk resembling the halo of a sacred figure
"She had a halo of red hair floating over a delicate ivory face" (Judith Ortiz Cofer).
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Glory

The splendor and bliss of heaven; perfect happiness.
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Halo

A feeling of glory, reverence, or admiration associated with a person or thing
"By the 1930s, insulin's halo had begun to tarnish, for it became clear that patients who had the illness ... were prone to problems of the small blood vessel" (James S. Hirsch).
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Glory

A height of achievement, enjoyment, or prosperity
Ancient Rome in its greatest glory.
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Halo

A circular band of colored light around a light source, as around the sun or moon, caused by the refraction and reflection of light by ice particles suspended in the intervening atmosphere.
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Glory

A halo, nimbus, or aureole. Also called gloriole.
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Halo

A roughly spherical region of relatively dust-free space surrounding a galaxy and extending beyond the visible parts of the galaxy. Galactic halos contain stars (often located in globular clusters), gas, and dark matter.
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Glory

To rejoice triumphantly; exult
A sports team that gloried in its hard-won victory.
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Halo

To encircle with a halo.
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Glory

Great beauty and splendor.
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Halo

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.
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Glory

Honour, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; renown.
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Halo

(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.
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Glory

That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honour.
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Halo

Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
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Glory

Worship or praise.
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Halo

(religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
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Glory

An optical phenomenon, consisting of concentric rings and somewhat similar to a rainbow, caused by sunlight or moonlight interacting with the water droplets that compose mist or clouds, centered on the antisolar or antilunar point.
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Halo

The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.
Her halo slipped
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Glory

Victory; success.
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Halo

(advertising) The bias caused by the halo effect.
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Glory

An emanation of light supposed to shine from beings that are specially holy. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
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Halo

A circular annulus ring, frequently luminous, often golden, floating above the head
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Glory

(theology) The manifestation of the presence of God as perceived by humans in Abrahamic religions.
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Halo

(medicine) A circular brace used to keep the head and neck in position.
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Glory

(obsolete) Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
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Halo

(motorsport) A rollbar placed in front of the driver, used to protect the cockpit of an open cockpit racecar.
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Glory

To exult with joy; to rejoice.
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Halo

(automotive) halo headlight
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Glory

To boast; to be proud.
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Halo

(transitive) To encircle with a halo.
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Glory

To shine radiantly.
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Halo

A luminous circle, usually prismatically colored, round the sun or moon, and supposed to be caused by the refraction of light through crystals of ice in the atmosphere. Connected with halos there are often white bands, crosses, or arches, resulting from the same atmospheric conditions.
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Glory

Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.
Glory to God in the highest.
Spread his glory through all countries wide.
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Halo

A circle of light; especially, the bright ring represented in painting as surrounding the heads of saints and other holy persons; a glory; a nimbus.
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Glory

That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
Think it no glory to swell in tyranny.
Jewels lose their glory if neglected.
Your sex's glory 't is to shine unknown.
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Halo

An ideal glory investing, or affecting one's perception of, an object.
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Glory

Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
In glory of thy fortunes.
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Halo

A colored circle around a nipple; an areola.
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Glory

The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.
Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
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Halo

To form, or surround with, a halo; to encircle with, or as with, a halo.
The fireThat haloed round his saintly brow.
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Glory

An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
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Halo

An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
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Glory

To exult with joy; to rejoice.
Glory ye in his holy name.
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Halo

A toroidal shape;
A ring of ships in the harbor
A halo of smoke
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Glory

To boast; to be proud.
God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.
No one . . . should glory in his prosperity.
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Halo

A circle of light around the sun or moon
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Glory

A state of high honor;
He valued glory above life itself
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Glory

Brilliant radiant beauty;
The glory of the sunrise
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Glory

An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
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Glory

Rejoice proudly
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