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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mist  \Mist\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Misted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Misting}.] 
  To  cloud;  to  cover  with  mist;  to  dim.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mist  \Mist\,  v.  i. 
  To  rain  in  very  fine  drops;  as  it  mists. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mist  \Mist\  (m[i^]st),  n.  [AS.  mist;  akin  to  D.  &  Sw  mist, 
  Icel.  mistr,  G.  mist  dung,  Goth.  ma['i]hstus,  AS  m[=i]gan  to 
  make  water,  Icel.  m[=i]ga,  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[hand]gha  cloud. 
  [root]102.  Cf  {Misle},  {Mizzle},  {Mixen}.] 
  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 
  c[oe]lestinum}),  having  heart-shaped  leaves,  and  corymbs 
  of  lavender-blue  flowers.  It  is  found  in  the  Western  and 
  Southern  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mist 
  n  :  a  thin  fog  with  condensation  near  the  ground 
  v  1:  become  covered  with  mist;  "The  windshield  misted  over"  [syn: 
  {mist  over}] 
  2:  make  less  visible  or  unclear;  "The  stars  are  obscured  by  the 
  clouds"  [syn:  {obscure},  {befog},  {becloud},  {haze  over}, 
  {fog},  {cloud}] 
  3:  spray  finely  or  cover  with  mist 




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