Meaning of MIST in English


n. & v.


1. a water vapour near the ground in minute droplets limiting visibility. b condensed vapour settling on a surface and obscuring glass etc.

2 dimness or blurring of the sight caused by tears etc.

3 a cloud of particles resembling mist. & intr. (usu. foll. by up, over) cover or become covered with mist or as with mist.


mistful adj. mistlike adj.

Etymology: OE f. Gmc

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.