mock sun
   see halo.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Mock sun — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mock sun — noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals two or more parhelia are usually seen at once • Syn: ↑parhelion, ↑sundog • Derivationally related forms: ↑parhelic (for: ↑parhelion) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mock sun — n. parhelion, pseudo sun, imaginary sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mock sun — /mɒk ˈsʌn/ (say mok sun) noun → parhelion …   Australian English dictionary

  • mock sun — parhelion. * * * …   Universalium

  • mock sun — noun Astronomy a parhelion …   English new terms dictionary

  • mock-sun — n. Parhelion, sundog, meteor …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Mock — Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs ({Discopleura})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock bishop's weed — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock heroic — Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster] That superior greatness and mock majesty. Spectator. [1913 Webster] {Mock bishop s weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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