Meaning of MIST in English



Pronunciation: ' mist

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Middle Dutch mist mist, Greek omichl ē

Date: before 12th century

1 : water in the form of particles floating or falling in the atmosphere at or near the surface of the earth and approaching the form of rain

2 : something that obscures understanding < mist s of antiquity>

3 : a film before the eyes

4 a : a cloud of small particles or objects suggestive of a mist b : a suspension of a finely divided liquid in a gas c : a fine spray

5 : a drink of liquor served over cracked ice

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.