Meaning of mist
Pronunciation: (mist), [key]
- 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.
- a cloud of particles resembling this: She sprayed a mist of perfume onto her handkerchief.
- something that dims, obscures, or blurs: the mist of ignorance.
- a haze before the eyes that dims the vision: a mist of tears.
- a suspension of a liquid in a gas.
- a drink of liquor served over cracked ice.
- a fine spray produced by a vaporizer to add moisture to the air for breathing.
- to become misty.
- to rain in very fine drops; drizzle (usually used impersonally with it as subject): It was misting when they went out for lunch.
- to make misty.
- to spray (plants) with a finely diffused jet of water, as a means of replacing lost moisture.
- (in prescriptions) a mixture.
- mist (Thesaurus)