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A fine, gentle, misty rain.
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  1. A fine, gentle, misty rain.
A jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
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  1. A jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
  2. A cloud or mist of fine liquid particles, as of water from breaking waves
  3. A moving mass of particles or projectiles:
An analogous dullness on a surface that is ideally highly reflective or transparent.
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  1. An analogous dullness on a surface that is ideally highly reflective or transparent.
  2. (Uncountable) A reduction of transparency of a clear gas or liquid.
  3. (Uncountable) Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. A cloud of vaporized liquid, especially a chemical spray used in fighting fires.
  3. A mist or film clouding a surface, as of a window, lens, or mirror.
A noxious mixture of particulates and gases that is the result of urban air pollution
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  1. A noxious mixture of particulates and gases that is the result of urban air pollution
  2. Fog that has become polluted with smoke and particulates, especially from burning coal.
  3. A form of air pollution produced by the reaction of sunlight with hydrocarbons, nitrogen compounds, and other gases primarily released in automobile exhaust. Smog is common in large urban areas, especially during hot, sunny weather, where it appears as a brownish haze that can irritate the eyes and lungs. Ozone, a toxic gas that is not normally produced at lower atmospheric levels, is one of the primary pollutants created in this kind of smog.
Any substance vaporized for use in machinery, medical therapy, etc.
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  1. Any substance vaporized for use in machinery, medical therapy, etc.
  2. A faintly visible suspension of fine particles of matter in the air, as mist, fumes, or smoke.
  3. The gaseous state of a substance that is normally liquid or solid at room temperature, such as water that has evaporated into the air.
A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
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  1. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
  2. A large moving body of things in the air or on the ground; a swarm:
  3. A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
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  1. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
  2. A sheet or roll of a flexible cellulose material coated with an emulsion sensitive to light and used to capture an image for a photograph or film
  3. A thin covering or coating:
A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.
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  1. A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.
  2. Any similar but stiff material, as of thin wire
  3. A thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave, used for curtains and clothing.
A misty rain; drizzle
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  1. A misty rain; drizzle
To pour forth or scatter in or as in a shower
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  1. To pour forth or scatter in or as in a shower
  2. To fall or pour down in a shower.
  3. To bathe under a shower
To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
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  1. To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
  2. To let fall in fine drops or particles:
  3. (Cooking) To drip or pour (a liquid) in a fine stream onto (a food)
To be blurred, clouded, or obscured:
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  1. To be blurred, clouded, or obscured:
  2. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  3. To make vague, hazy, or confused:
(Rare) Mist; fog; vapor
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  1. (Rare) Mist; fog; vapor
  2. Fog or mist.
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. Something that obscures or conceals; a haze:
  3. An obscuring haze, as of atmospheric dust or smoke.
Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.
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  1. Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.
  2. A dispersion of vapor, smoke, dust, etc. in the air that reduces visibility
  3. (Uncountable) Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.
Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
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  1. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
  2. Darkness; gloom
  3. Dense fog.
Smoky haze in the air
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  1. Smoky haze in the air
  2. A mixture of smoke and haze
(Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
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  1. (Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
  2. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
  3. To cloud over; darken
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
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  1. To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To cause confusion in; muddle.
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  1. To cause confusion in; muddle.
  2. To envelop in fog.
  3. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
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  1. To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
  2. To blur; dim.
  3. To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
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  1. To smear, stain or smudge.
  2. To become visually indistinct:
  3. To become intellectually indistinguishable:
To become cloudy or overcast:
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  1. To become cloudy or overcast:
  2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
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  1. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  2. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  3. To grow dim
To make or become dull.
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  1. To make or become dull.
To make seem less brilliant, famous, etc. by being even more so; overshadow; outshine; surpass
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  1. To make seem less brilliant, famous, etc. by being even more so; overshadow; outshine; surpass
  2. To obscure; darken.
  3. The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. To obscure or dim (a photographic image).
  3. To blur; dim; obscure
To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
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  1. To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
  2. To be or look morose, displeased, or dejected
  3. To be or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
To render indistinct or dim; darken:
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  1. To render indistinct or dim; darken:
  2. To cloud over; obscure; make dark or unclear
  3. To muddle; confuse; bewilder
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
(Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
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  1. (Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
  2. To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
  3. To become cloudy or gloomy.
To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
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  1. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
  2. To darken; obscure
  3. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
To throw a shadow upon
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  1. To throw a shadow upon
  2. To cast a shadow on; darken or shade:
  3. (Archaic) To shelter from light or heat

Synonym Study

  • Smog is applied to a low-lying, perceptible layer of polluted air or to a mixture of fog and smoke sometimes appearing in industrial centers: the first three terms are also used figuratively lost in the mists of the past, a troublesome haze of confusion, in a fog of doubt
  • Fog suggests a greater density of moisture particles than mist , sometimes suggesting a thickness impenetrable by the vision
  • Haze suggests a thin dispersion of smoke, dust, moisture, etc. that makes objects indistinct
  • Mist applies to a visible atmospheric vapor of rather fine density that blurs the vision
Find another word for mist. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mist, like: drizzle, spray, haze, fog, smog, vapor, cloud, film, gauze, fine rain and mizzle.