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Etymology

From Old English mist (mist)

Noun

Singular
mist

Plural
s

mist (s)
  1. (uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
    It was difficult to see through the morning mist.
  2. (countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
    There was an oily mist on the lens.

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Verb

Infinitive
to mist

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mist (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To form mist.
    It's misting this morning.
  2. To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
    I mist my tropical plants every morning.
  3. To cover with a mist.
    The lens was misted.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be covered by tears.
    My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.

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Translations


Dutch

Noun

mist m

  1. fog

Swedish

Noun

mist c.

  1. fog (cloud that forms at a low altitude and obscures vision)


This Swedish entry was created from the translations listed at fog. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see mist in the Swedish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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