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See also: halo, Halo, haló, halò, halo-, hal-o, and háló



HALO (plural HALOs)

  1. (aviation, parachuting) High altitude, low opening. — a type of skydiving, where you leave the launch platform from a high altitude, and open the parachute at a very low altitude.
    When you have enough experience, you can do a HALO jump.
  2. Hazardous area life-support organisation.
  3. High altitude, low orbiting. Used in reference to certain aviation crafts. For example, weather balloons, when at maximum altitude are considered HALOs.

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