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Meaning of AURA

Pronunciation:  'oru

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
  2. [n]  an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  3. [n]  a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure

AURA is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: air, atmosphere, aureole, gloriole, glory, halo, nimbus
 See Also: light, lightness, mystique, note, quality, symptom, vibrations



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Au"ra\, n.; pl. {Aur[ae]}. [L. aura air, akin to Gr. ?.]
1. Any subtile, invisible emanation, effluvium, or exhalation
   from a substance, as the aroma of flowers, the odor of the
   blood, a supposed fertilizing emanation from the pollen of
   flowers, etc.

2. (Med.) The peculiar sensation, as of a light vapor, or
   cold air, rising from the trunk or limbs towards the head,
   a premonitory symptom of epilepsy or hysterics.

{Electric aura}, a supposed electric fluid, emanating from an
   electrified body, and forming a mass surrounding it,
   called the electric atmosphere. See {Atmosphere}, 2.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Sensation felt before the onset of a convulsion or migraine headache.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: air, ambiance, ambience, anthelion, antisun, appearance, aroma, aspect, atmosphere, aureole, blaze of glory, brilliance, brilliancy, character, charisma, circle, climate, corona, countersun, ectoplasm, ectoplasy, effluvium, emanation, envelope, exteriorized protoplasm, feel, feeling, glamour, glory, halo, illustriousness, lunar corona, lunar halo, luster, magic, milieu, mock moon, mock sun, mood, moon dog, mystique, nimbus, note, numinousness, odor, overtone, paraselene, parhelic circle, parhelion, quality, radiance, rainbow, resplendence, resplendency, ring, semblance, sense, solar corona, solar halo, spirit, splendor, suggestion, sun dog, tone, undertone