a male given name, form of Harold.
Other definitions for HAL (2 of 3)
halogen lamp: The KL 1500 HAL is a 150-watt halogen cold light source.
Other definitions for hal- (3 of 3)
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How to use Hal in a sentence
But the story that Hal goes through in the show is totally 100 percent different than what I've experienced.
I was definitely naive, I think the main similarity between me and Hal is that we were naive.
“Maybe we can get back to business,” he told Republican Hal Rogers, who chairs the Appropriations committee.Rep. David Price Remembers When a Less Partisan Congress Actually Worked | Eleanor Clift | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to Hal from ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’‘Breaking Bad’ Meets ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ In Hilarious Alternate Ending, Starring Bryan Cranston | Marlow Stern | November 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But, when Hal is busted for running a Madoff-esque Ponzi scheme, Augie gets wiped out, and Ginger bids him adieu.Andrew Dice Clay on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ His Alleged Misogyny, and More | Marlow Stern | July 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Hal" and "Teddy" and "Chestnut" are very tired for they have been pulling the plough, the wagon, or doing some farm work all day.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
At 78 one must expect to go to Heaven shortly, but still one's friends will be sorry, no doubt, and Hal loses his godfather.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
Hal is not too young to ride a pony soon, though Sydney would be; but then you want a man to keep him well on the lead at first.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
"I'm afraid I can't recall a party named Sayles," Hal answered thoughtfully.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants | H. Irving Hancock
"It's evidently aimed with a view to blowing our heads off," muttered Hal Overton.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants | H. Irving Hancock
British Dictionary definitions for hal-
a variant of halo-
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