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HALOHigh Altitude Low Opening (parachuting)
HALOHelping and Leading Others (est. 2009)
HALOHalation (cinematography)
HALOHigh Altitude Observatory
HALOHispanic American Leadership Organization (student organization)
HALOHostile Artillery Locator (BAE Systems)
HALOHighly Advanced Loader Operations (paintball)
HALOHazardous Area Life-Support Organization (Humanitarian aid organization and trust fund)
HALOHigh Altitude Large Optics
HALOHigh Amount Lock Out (stocks)
HALOHigh Articulation Laser Optics (Reston, VA)
HALOHigh Altitude Low Orbit (game)
HALOHigh Altitude Low Observable
HALOHigh Altitude Long Operating (Angel Technologies)
HALOHypersonic Aircraft Launch Option
HALOHematopoietic/Hemotoxicity Assays Via Luminescence Output (HemoGenix)
HALOHigh Availability Load Optimizing (web hosting)
HALOHelp a Loser Out
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He was all smiles, and had his halo tilted over one ear in a cocky way, and was the most satisfied- looking saint I ever saw.
By the light of the pale halo that encircled the ghostly Presence, and moved with it, I could see the dark figure of the living woman seated immovable in the chair.
He is surrounded by a mysterious halo of family confidences, of which he is known to be the silent depository.
There was no beauty in this child; no halo of romance brightened the commonplace horror of her story.
Such a man has a double existence: he may suffer misery and be overwhelmed by disappointments, yet when he has retired into himself, he will be like a celestial spirit that has a halo around him, within whose circle no grief or folly ventures.
The firelight flashed and glittered on the silver ornaments of her dress; her neck and arms, with their burden of jewels, gleamed like porcelain in the semi-darkness outside the halo of his student lamp.
His followers thronged round him; above his head the broad blades of their spears made a spiked halo of iron points, and they hedged him from humanity by the shimmer of silks, the gleam of weapons, the excited and respectful hum of eager voices.
Approaching nearer and nearer yet, this halo began to fade, and the causes which produced it slowly to develop themselves.
The only other thing that has been removed is the halo round the head of the Child Jesus.
It was not actually raining, but each gas lamp had a rusty little halo of mist.
The lobster was instantly surrounded by a halo of pleasing reminiscences, and curiosity about `the charming young ladies' diverted his mind from the comical mishap.
While the eyes of the sisters were endeavoring to catch glimpses through the trees, of the flood of golden glory which formed a glittering halo around the sun, tinging here and there with ruby streaks, or bordering with narrow edgings of shining yellow, a mass of clouds that lay piled at no great distance above the western hills, Hawkeye turned suddenly and pointing upward toward the gorgeous heavens, he spoke: