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Mist

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Mistn. [AS. mist; akin to D. & Sw. mist, Icel. mistr, G. mist dung, Goth. maíhstus, AS. mīgan to make water, Icel. mīga, Lith. migla mist, Russ. mgla, L. mingere, meiere, to make water, Gr. to make water, mist, Skr. mih to make water, n., a mist m\'b5gha cloud. √102. Cf. Misle, Mizzle, Mixen.].
  •  Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Coarse, watery vapor, floating or falling in visible particles, approaching the form of rain; as, Scotch mist.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, anything which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.  [1913 Webster]
    "His passion cast a mist before his sense."  [1913 Webster]
Mist flower (Bot.), a composite plant (Eupatorium cœlestinum), having heart-shaped leaves, and corymbs of lavender-blue flowers. It is found in the Western and Southern United States.
Mistv. t. 
     To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Mistv. i. 
     To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Mist, n. & v.
--n.
1 a water vapour near the ground in minute droplets limiting visibility. b condensed vapour settling on a surface and obscuring glass etc.
2 dimness or blurring of the sight caused by tears etc.
3 a cloud of particles resembling mist.
--v.tr. & intr. (usu. foll. by up, over) cover or become covered with mist or as with mist.

Derivative
mistful adj. mistlike adj.
Etymology
OE f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Mist

London fog, London special, Scotch mist, addle, addle the wits, air, airy nothing, amorphousness, ball up, becloud, bedazzle, befog, befuddle, befuddlement, bemist, bewilder, bewilderment, blood rain, blur, bother, botheration, bubble, bug, chaos, clabber up, cloud, cloud over, cloud up, confuse, confusion, dark, darken, darken over, darkness, daze, dazzle, defocus, dim, discombobulate, discombobulation, discomfit, discomfiture, discompose, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertion, disorder, disorganization, disorganize, disorient, disorientation, disturb, disturbance, drisk, drizzle, drizzling mist, embarrass, embarrassment, encloud, enmist, entangle, ether, evening mist, fall, film, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, fogginess, frenzy, frost smoke, fuddle, fuddlement, fuss, fuzziness, gauze, gout of rain, haze, illusion, indeterminateness, indistinctness, jumble, lose resolution, maze, mess, mistiness, misty rain, mix up, mizzle, moider, moisture, muddle, muddlement, mumbo jumbo, murk, murkiness, mystification, nubilate, obfuscation, obnubilate, obscurantism, obscuration, obscure, obscurity, opacity, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, pale, patter, pea soup, pea-soup fog, peasouper, perplex, perplexity, perturb, perturbation, phantom, pitter-patter, pother, precipitation, pucker, put out, rain, raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, raise hell, rattle, ruffle, shade, shadow, shapelessness, sheet of rain, shower, shuffle, smog, smoke, soften, spirit, splatter, sprinkle, steam up, stew, sweat, swivet, thin air, throw into confusion, tizzy, unclarity, unclearness, unfrozen hydrometeor, unplainness, unsettle, unsettlement, upset, vagueness, vapor, wet

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Mist

Bubble

N bubble; cloud, bubble, foam, froth, head, spume, lather, suds, spray, surf, yeast, barm, spindrift, cloud, vapor, fog, mist, haze, steam, geyser, scud, messenger, rack, nimbus, cumulus, woolpack, cirrus, stratus, cirrostratus, cumulostratus, cirrocumulus, mackerel sky, mare's tale, dirty sky, curl cloud, frost smoke, thunderhead, nephelognosy, nephograph, nephology, effervescence, fermentation, bubbling, nebula, cloudliness, nebulosity, bubbling, frothy, nappy, effervescent, sparkling, mousseux, frothy, up, cloudy, thunderheaded, vaporous, nebulous, overcast, the lowring element scowls o'er the darkened lands.

Shade

N shade, awning, parasol, sunshade, umbrella, chick, portiere, screen, curtain, shutter, blind, gauze, veil, chador, mantle, mask, cloud, mist, gathering, of clouds, umbrage, glade, shadow, beach umbrella, folding umbrella, shady, umbrageous, welcome ye shades! ye bowery thickets hail.

Semitransparency

N semitransparency, translucency, semiopacity, opalescence, milkiness, pearliness, gauze, muslin, film, mica, mother-of-pearl, nacre, mist, opal, turbidity, Adj, semitransparent, translucent, semipellucid, semidiaphanous, semiopacous, semiopaque, opalescent, opaline, pearly, milky, frosted, nacreous, semitransparent, translucent, semipellucid, semidiaphanous, semiopacous, semiopaque, opalescent, opaline, pearly, milky, frosted, nacreous, V, opalesce, (ii) SPECIFIC LIGHT.


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