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mist /mist/
  • danh từ
    • sương mù
    • màn, màn che
    • động từ
      • mù sương
        • it is not raining, it is only misting: trời không mưa, chỉ mù sương
      • che mờ
        • eyes misted with tears: mắt mờ đi vì nước mắt
    Concise Dictionary
    mists|misted|mistingmɪst
    noun
    +a thin fog with condensation near the ground
    verb
    +become covered with mist
    +make less visible or unclear
    +spray finely or cover with mist

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 fog, haze, smog, (low-hanging) cloud, vapour; drizzle, Brit dialect mizzle:
    I could scarcely make out the road in the mist.
    v.
    2 Usually, mist up or over. cloud (up or over), becloud, fog, befog, dim, blur, film, steam up:
    The mirror in the bathroom had misted up when I was having a shower.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U, C] a cloud of very small drops of water in the air just above the ground, that make it difficult to see: The hills were shrouded in mist. + Early morning mist patches will soon clear. + The origins of the story are lost in the mists of time (= forgotten because it happened such a long time ago). + (figurative) She gazed at the scene through a mist of tears.
    Compare: FOG
    See also - MISTY
    2 [sing.] a fine spray of liquid, for example, from an AEROSOL can
    + verb
    1 ~ (sth) (up)
    ~ (over) when sth such as glass mists or is misted, it becomes covered with very small drops of water, so that it is impossible to see through it: [VN] The windows were misted up with condensation. + [V] As he came in from the cold, his glasses misted up.
    2 ~ (sth) (up)
    ~ (over) if your eyes mist or sth mists them, they fill with tears: [V] Her eyes misted over as she listened to the speech. + [VN] Tears misted his eyes.
    3 [VN] to spray the leaves of a plant with very small drops of water
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    dense, heavy, thick
    A heavy mist rolled over the fields.
    | faint, fine, light, slight, thin | dark, grey, red, white
    There was a red mist in front of his eyes.
    | dawn, evening, morning
    an early morning mist
    | autumn | sea

    VERB + MIST

    be cloaked in, be covered in, be shrouded in, be wreathed in
    The harbour was covered in a thick mist.
    | disappear into, vanish in/into
    The little town had vanished in the mist.
    | emerge from, loom out of
    A large figure loomed out of the mist.
    | break through, shine through
    Soon the sun would break through the mist.
    | peer into/through | be lost in
    (figurative) The origins of Morris dancing are lost in the mists of time.

    MIST + VERB

    hang, hover, lie
    A faint mist hung over the valley.
    | come down, descend
    When the mist comes down it comes quickly and covers everything.
    | clear, lift
    The mist had cleared by mid-morning.
    | drift, float, rise, roll, swirl
    A grey mist floated towards us. a swirling mist a thin mist rising from the river
    | cling to sth
    Early morning mist still clung to the hollows.
    | fill sth | cover sth, hide sth, obscure sth, shroud sth
    A white mist obscured the top of the hill.

    PREP.

    in/into the ~
    It was hard to make out the path in the mist.
    | through the ~
    The cottage was scarcely visible through the mist.

    PHRASES

    a curtain/veil of mist



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