Meaning of MIST in English
— mistless , adj.
/mist/ , n.
1. a cloudlike aggregation of minute globules of water suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface, reducing visibility to a lesser degree than fog.
2. a cloud of particles resembling this: She sprayed a mist of perfume onto her handkerchief.
3. something that dims, obscures, or blurs: the mist of ignorance.
4. a haze before the eyes that dims the vision: a mist of tears.
5. a suspension of a liquid in a gas.
6. a drink of liquor served over cracked ice.
7. a fine spray produced by a vaporizer to add moisture to the air for breathing.
8. to become misty.
9. to rain in very fine drops; drizzle (usually used impersonally with it as subject): It was misting when they went out for lunch.
10. to make misty.
11. to spray (plants) with a finely diffused jet of water, as a means of replacing lost moisture.
[ bef. 900; (n.) ME, OE; c. D, LG, Sw mist; akin to Gk omíchle fog, Russ mgla mist, Skt megha cloud; (v.) ME misten, OE mistian, deriv. of the n. ]
Syn. 3, 4. See cloud .
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012