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haze

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Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
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English

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Pronunciation

  • hāz, /heɪz/, /heIz/
    Rhymes: -eɪz

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Noun

Singular
haze

Plural
s

haze (s)
  1. Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.
    Our hopes, however, soon vanished; for before eight o'clock, the serenity of the sky was changed into a thick haze, accompanied with rain.
    A blue haze, half dust, half mist, touched the long valley with mystery.
  2. The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.
    • 1998, Leonard I. Nass and Charles A. Heiberger, Encyclopedia of PVC [1], ISBN 0824778227, page 318:
    Haze is listed as a percent value and, typically, is about 1% for meat film.
  3. (brewing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any substance causing turbidity in beer or wine.
    Various clarifying and fining agents are used in winemaking to remove hazes.
  4. Mental confusion; the state of being in a haze.
    In my haze of alcohol, I thought for one crazy instant that he had plumbed my secret.

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Verb

Infinitive
to haze

Third person singular
hazes

Simple past
hazed

Past participle
-

Present participle
hazing

to haze (third-person singular simple present hazes, present participle hazing, simple past and past participle hazed)
  1. To perform an unpleasant initiation ritual upon a usually non-consenting individual, especially freshmen to a closed community such as a college or military unit.

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