aureole


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Synonyms for aureole

the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere

an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

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But it was her face, wrinkled, withered and weather- beaten, surrounded by an aureole of unkempt and straggling wisps of greyish hair, that caught and held me.
Durant plusieurs editions, les noms les plus celebres de ce cinema etaient invites, apportant a ce festival une aureole jamais egalee.
Boyd-Rochfort trained Pall Mall to win the 2,000 Guineas for the Queen in 1958 and Aureole, who had finished second in the Derby for the Queen the previous year, to win the 1954 King George.
Now, 58 years after Aureole carried the Queen's famous silks to finish second in the Derby, history beckons.
That was Paul Taylor's intention when he made the work for the American Dance Festival in 1963, planning it as a contrasting companion piece to his upbeat Aureole. The mass of squirming bodies in Scudorama may suggest a kinship to that heroic later masterpiece Promethean Fire, but Taylor's quote from Dante about "soulless humanity" suggests one of the choreographer's darker visions of the world.
The evening's festivities also included a choral group of young artists led by Deborah Grausman, singing happy birthday to renowned Chef Lidia Bastianich, and a presentation by C-CAP Alum Amar Santana, currently Executive Sous Chef at Aureole.
But if the particles are uniform in size, the corona's innermost disk, the aureole, has blue light concentrated nearest the Moon (or Sun) and red light in a ring a little farther out.
Backers are hoping short-priced favourite Carlton House will give the Queen her first victory in the epsom Classic, 58 years after her horse Aureole came second.
FOUR days after the Queen's Coronation in June 1953 Aureole became the first of her nine Derby runners and the only one to finish in the frame.
With a creative spirit as vital and fresh as his own Aureole, Paul Taylor brings his newest dances--and a treasure trove of classics--to City Center for his "Dream Season," Feb.
It is also just steps away from some of Zagat's highest rated fine dining establishments, including hot spot David Burke & Donatella, Japanese draw Geisha and French fixture Aureole.
(The latter must be viewed safely to reduce glare - looking in a rain puddle often works well!) The innermost glow, called the aureole, may be surrounded by rings of blue-green bounded by red.
During her reign, she has entered 10 horses with her first entry Aureole delivering her best result as a horse owner finishing second behind Pinza in 1953.
To make it easier for wine collectors to enjoy their favorites, chef Charlie Palmer's acclaimed New York restaurant Aureole in February launched a new corkage policy.