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Meaning of MIST

Pronunciation:  mist

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  2. [v]  become covered with mist; "The windshield misted over"
  3. [v]  spray finely or cover with mist
  4. [v]  make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"

MIST is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: becloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist over, obscure
 See Also: conceal, cover, fog, hide, overshadow, spray, spread over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Mist\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim. --Shak.
  3. \Mist\, v. i.
    To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are caught in a mist means confusion and unhappiness in your home life and uncertain fortune. You need to see things more clearly. Seeing others caught in a mist means that you will gain from the misfortune of others.
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