Meaning of BLUR in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ blɜ:(r) ]
( blurs, blurring, blurred)
A blur is a shape or area which you cannot see clearly because it has no distinct outline or because it is moving very fast.
Out of the corner of my eye I saw a blur of movement on the other side of the glass...
Her face is a blur.
N-COUNT : oft N of n
When a thing blurs or when something blurs it, you cannot see it clearly because its edges are no longer distinct.
This creates a spectrum of colours at the edges of objects which blurs the image...
If you move your eyes and your head, the picture will blur.
VERB : V n , V
...blurred black and white photographs.
If something blurs an idea or a distinction between things, that idea or distinction no longer seems clear.
...her belief that scientists are trying to blur the distinction between ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions...
VERB : V n
The line between fact and fiction is becoming blurred.
If your vision blurs , or if something blurs it, you cannot see things clearly.
Her eyes, behind her glasses, began to blur...
Sweat ran from his forehead into his eyes, blurring his vision.
VERB : V , V n
...visual disturbances like eye-strain and blurred vision.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006