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Meaning of PARHELIC CIRCLE

Pronunciation:  pâr'heelik 'surkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sun; caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere
 
 Synonyms: parhelic ring, solar halo
 
 See Also: halo

 

 

 

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