Definition of Mist in English :

Define Mist in English

Mist meaning in English

Meaning of Mist in English

Pronunciation of Mist in English

Mist pronunciation in English

Pronounce Mist in English


see synonyms of mist


1. mist

a thin fog with condensation near the ground


2. mist, mist over

become covered with mist

Example Sentences:
'The windshield misted over'

3. becloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure

make less visible or unclear

Example Sentences:
'The stars are obscured by the clouds'
'the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley'

4. mist

spray finely or cover with mist

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of mist
a thin fog resulting from condensation in the air near the earth's surface
2. meteorology
such an atmospheric condition with a horizontal visibility of 1–2 kilometres
a fine spray of any liquid, such as that produced by an aerosol container
4. chemistry
a colloidal suspension of a liquid in a gas
condensed water vapour on a surface that blurs the surface
something that causes haziness or lack of clarity, such as a film of tears
to cover or be covered with or as if with mist

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see synonyms of mist
a large mass of water vapor at or just above the earth's surface resembling a fog, but less dense
a thin film of moisture condensed on a surface in droplets
a cloud of dust, smoke, gas, etc.
a fine spray, as of medication or perfume
a cloudiness or film before the eyes, dimming or blurring the vision
through a mist of tears
anything that dims or obscures the understanding, memory, etc.
verb transitive
to make misty; dim or obscure as with a mist
to spray the leaves of (a house plant) with water from a mister
verb intransitive
to be or become misty

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of mist
1. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the earth.
2. Water vapor condensed on and clouding the appearance of a surface.
3. Fine drops of a liquid, such as water, perfume, or medication, sprayed into the air.
4. A suspension of fine drops of a liquid in a gas.
5. Something that dims or conceals.
6. A haze before the eyes that blurs the vision.
7. Something that produces or gives the impression of dimness or obscurity: the mists of the past.
8. A drink consisting of a liquor served over cracked ice.
v. mist·ed, mist·ing, mists
1. To be or become obscured or blurred by or as if by mist.
2. To rain in a fine shower.
1. To conceal or veil with or as if with mist.
2. To moisturize (plants or dry air, for example) with a fine spray of water.

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