Results for: mist
1. (Earth Sciences / Physical Geography) a thin fog resulting from condensation in the air near the earths surface
2. (Earth Sciences / Physical Geography) Meteorol such an atmospheric condition with a horizontal visibility of 1-2 kilometres
3. a fine spray of any liquid, such as that produced by an aerosol container
4. (Chemistry) Chem a colloidal suspension of a liquid in a gas
5. condensed water vapour on a surface that blurs the surface
6. something that causes haziness or lack of clarity, such as a film of tears
to cover or be covered with or as if with mist
[Old English; related to Middle Dutch, Swedish mist, Greek omikhlē fog]
mist /mst/ n. 1 [U] fog, very fine drops of water forming a cloud near the ground: Mist rises from the fields in the morning. 2 [C] a fine spray: She sprayed a mist of perfume on her arms.
v. [I] to form mist, esp. a very fine rain: It is misting outside now. -adj. misty.