Definition of 'blur'
Example sentences containing 'blur'
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His father blurred the distinction between art and life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some coaches regard it almost as negligent not to be exploring the boundaries where ethics become blurred. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Blur the social distinctions in Rosenkavalier and you blur plot and motive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Specifically, virtual reality video games that blur the line between what is real and what is not. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A money moon blurs the line between being generous and making unrealistic promises. The Sun (2017)The lines have become blurred. The Sun (2016)There is a narrative, but we blur things a little because the power of dance is the sense that it can be poetic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet an excess of gloom risks blurring the picture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My left eye still blurred distant objects. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Lines between innocence and guilt become blurred when the priority is survival. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rarely do three horses cross the winning line as one blurred image. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Places must tend to blur into one another. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)This was a long time ago and my memory is blurred by sheer excitement. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The old lines of historical distinction are blurring. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another key element is blurring the boundary between the bed space and the bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She recognized his face through a blur of pain and dizziness. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)It all happened in a blur of speed and a thumping crescendo of sound. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It does not help anybody if there is a blurred line. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was a blur of movement and then she was in front of me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Here are some more stats that blur the picture. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The line between monetary and fiscal measures has become increasingly blurred. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her voice seemed to come from miles away and her image was blurred. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)It may also blur the fact that it is the minister who shoulders political responsibility for any misjudgment or bungled operation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The whole thing was a blur. The Sun (2009)It's all a big blur now. The Sun (2011)These days, the meaning has become blurred. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was mostly well received, but perhaps the lines between fact and fiction are not blurred enough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I love the furious motion blur on his limbs and the clean focus on his face. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So with the lines of beauty now blurred, it seems that the pursuit for youth is slowly coming to an end. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'blur'
British English: blur NOUN
A blur is a shape or area which you cannot see clearly.
Out of the corner of my eye I saw a blur of movement.
Definition of blur from the Collins English Dictionary
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