halation

noun ha·la·tion \ hā-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of halation

1 : the spreading of light beyond its proper boundaries in a developed photographic image
2 : a bright ring that sometimes surrounds a bright object on a television screen

Origin and Etymology of halation

halo + -ation


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