Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Mist (?), n. [AS. mist; akin to D. & Sw. mist, Icel. mistr, G. mist dung, Goth. ma\'a1hstus, AS. mīgan to make water, Icel. mīga, Lith. migla mist, Russ. mgla, L. mingere, meiere, to make water, gr. to make water, mist, Skr. mih to make water, n., a mist mgha cloud. √102. Cf. Misle, Mizzle, Mixen.]
1. Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog.
2. Coarse, watery vapor, floating or falling in visible particles, approaching the form of rain; as, Scotch mist.
3. Hence, anything which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
His passion cast a mist before his sense.
Mist flower (Bot.)
, a composite plant (Eupatorium cœlestinum), having heart-shaped leaves, and corymbs of lavender-blue flowers. It is found in the Western and Southern United States.
Mist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misted; p. pr. & vb. n. Misting.] To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.
Mist, v. i.To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.