browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
haze

more about haze

haze


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haze  \Haze\,  n.  [Cf.  Icel.  h["o]ss  gray;  akin  to  AS  hasu, 
  heasu,  gray;  or  Armor.  a['e]zen,  ['e]zen,  warm  vapor, 
  exhalation,  zephyr.] 
  Light  vapor  or  smoke  in  the  air  which  more  or  less  impedes 
  vision,  with  little  or  no  dampness;  a  lack  of  transparency  in 
  the  air;  hence  figuratively,  obscurity;  dimness. 
 
  O'er  the  sky  The  silvery  haze  of  summer  drawn. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  Above  the  world's  uncertain  haze.  --Keble. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haze  \Haze\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  hazy,  or  tick  with  haze.  --Ray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haze  \Haze\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hazed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hazing}.]  [Also  {haze}.]  [Cf.  Sw  haza  to  hamstring,  fr  has 
  hough,  OD  h[ae]ssen  ham.] 
  1.  To  harass  by  exacting  unnecessary,  disagreeable,  or 
  difficult  work 
 
  2.  To  harass  or  annoy  by  playing  abusive  or  shameful  tricks 
  upon  to  humiliate  by  practical  jokes;  --  used  esp.  of 
  college  students;  as  the  sophomores  hazed  a  freshman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  haze 
  n  1:  atmospheric  moisture  or  dust  or  smoke  that  causes  reduced 
  visibility 
  2:  confusion  characterized  by  lack  of  clarity  [syn:  {daze},  {fog}] 
  v  :  harass  by  imposing  humiliating  or  painful  tasks,  as  in 
  military  institutions 




more about haze