Definition of 'mist'
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The next few days should be mainly dry, with mist and fog in the morning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As light creeps through, mist descends. The Sun (2016)Some rarely lose their temper but when they do, the red mist descends and anything can happen. The Sun (2017)But he rejected suggestions that his red card was down to a lack of discipline or the red mist and blamed it on bad technique. The Sun (2017)The red mist had descended. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is what you and I would call the red mist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's instant red mist and you can't help but be affected by it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)High pressure is expected to return to southern regions, where calm conditions could bring the return of mist, fog and frost. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nature notes Birds still move about in the mist and fog if these are not too dense, and one can sometimes hear an invisible bird. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Back in the mists of time, power dressing was a thing for women who had to appear more masculine to be taken seriously, like stealth camouflage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not so much a case of red mist as a fog of righteousness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet there were times when the red mist would descend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet the final result is as clear as sea mist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The origins of this motto are lost in the mists of time. The Scottish Regiments (1993)You can spray the oil at most angles in a consistently fine mist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The red mist was followed by a red card. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nights will become cooler with the risk of mist and fog. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The red mist descended after such a disappointing result. The Sun (2014)The sea mist had thinned considerably but the light was going fast. BomberThe common names for our wild flowers and trees go back into the mists of time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Seal the look with a fine mist of hairspray. The Sun (2013)People don't realise how many toxins there are in the spray tanning mist. The Sun (2012)Give them a quick mist with non-stick spray. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As her breath mists the window she tries to get comfy in the cramped space, craving a cosy bed. The Sun (2010)The incident recalls another sort of blue mist seen in London in Victorian times. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are acting swiftly because the disease spreads in the air via mists and can also be transferred by footwear, dogs paws and bicycle wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can wake up in the morning on a mountain, look down into the valley, and see the mist as the sun rises. Christianity Today (2000)Also, a layer of warmer air in the atmosphere has formed an invisible lid that traps the cloud as well as cold air, mist and pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'mist'
British English: mist /mɪst/ NOUN
Mist consists of many tiny drops of water in the air, which make it difficult to see very far.
I couldn't see anything through the mist.
- American English: mist
- Arabic: ضَبَابٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: névoa
- Chinese: 薄雾
- Croatian: izmaglica
- Czech: mlha
- Danish: tåge
- Dutch: mist
- European Spanish: neblina
- Finnish: usva
- French: brume
- German: leichter Nebel
- Greek: καταχνιά
- Italian: foschia
- Japanese: もや
- Korean: 안개
- Norwegian: tåke
- Polish: mgiełka
- European Portuguese: névoa
- Romanian: ceață
- Russian: дымка
- Spanish: neblina
- Swedish: dimma
- Thai: หมอก
- Turkish: sis
- Ukrainian: імла
- Vietnamese: sương mù
Definition of mist from the Collins English Dictionary
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