mist

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1 mist /ˈmɪst/ noun
plural mists
1 mist
/ˈmɪst/
noun
plural mists
Learner's definition of MIST
: water in the form of very small drops floating in the air or falling as rain
[noncount]
[count]
[count] : a stream of liquid in the form of very small drops : a fine spray
[count] : something that makes understanding difficult

lost in the mists of time

◊ Something lost in the mists of time is forgotten because it happened long ago.
2 mist /ˈmɪst/ verb
mists; misted; misting
2 mist
/ˈmɪst/
verb
mists; misted; misting
Learner's definition of MIST
[no object]
: to become covered with very small drops of water usually + up
of a person's eyes : to fill with tears usually + over or up
[+ object]
: to cover (something) with mist
: to spray (something) with very small drops of water
[no object] : to rain very lightly
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