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Webster 1913 Edition


Mist

Mist

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Misted
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Misting
.]
To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.
Shak.

Mist

,
Verb.
I.
To rain in very fine drops;
as, it
mists
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mist

MIST

,
Noun.
[L. mixtus, mistus, from misceo, to mix.]
1.
Water falling in very numerous, but fine and almost imperceptible drops.
A mist is a multitude of small but solid globules, which therefore descend.
2.
That which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
His passion cast a mist before his sense.

MIST

,
Verb.
T.
To cloud; to cover with vapor.

Definition 2021


Mist

Mist

See also: mist and MiST

German

Noun

Mist m (genitive Mists, no plural)

  1. manure (domestic animals’ excrement mixed with hay)
    • 2003, Franz Eugen Schlachter, Die Bibel (“Schlachter 2000”), Genfer Bibelgesellschaft, 4 Mose 19:5:
      und die junge Kuh soll er vor seinen Augen verbrennen lassen; ihre Haut und ihr Fleisch, dazu ihr Blut samt ihrem Mist soll man verbrennen.
      and the young cow should be burnt before his eyes; one should burn its skin and its flesh, as well as its blood with its dung.
  2. (colloquial) crap, bullshit
  3. (Austria) rubbish, garbage, waste

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mist

mist

See also: Mist and MiST

English

Noun

mist (countable and uncountable, plural mists)

  1. (uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
    It was difficult to see through the morning mist.
  2. (countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
    There was an oily mist on the lens.
  3. (figuratively) Anything that dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
    • Dryden
      His passion cast a mist before his sense.

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Verb

mist (third-person singular simple present mists, present participle misting, simple past and past participle misted)

  1. To form mist.
    It's misting this morning.
  2. To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
    I mist my tropical plants every morning.
  3. To cover with a mist.
    The lens was misted.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  4. (of the eyes) To be covered by tears.
    My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.

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Akkala Sami

Pronoun

miśtˑ

  1. in us (first-person plural pronoun, locative)

Danish

Verb

mist

  1. imperative of miste

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Noun

mist m (plural misten, diminutive mistje n)

  1. fog, mist

Verb

mist

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of missen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of missen
  3. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of misten
  4. imperative of misten

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Latvian

Verb

mist intr., 1st conj., pres. mītu, mīt, mīt, past mitu

  1. to live
  2. to dwell
  3. to reside

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Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

mist

  1. imperative of miste

Swedish

Noun

mist c

  1. fog (cloud that forms at a low altitude and obscures vision)


This Swedish entry was created from the translations listed at fog. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see mist in the Swedish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2009

Verb

mist

  1. imperative of mista.
  2. past participle of mista.
  3. supine of mista.