Mist

Definition of Mist

Pronunciation: mĭst
n.1.Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog.
2.Coarse, watery vapor, floating or falling in visible particles, approaching the form of rain; as, Scotch mist.
3.Hence, anything which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
His passion cast a mist before his sense.
- Dryden.
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.
v. t.1.To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.
[imp. & p. p. Misted; p. pr. & vb. n. Misting.]
v. i.1.To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.

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