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. --Dryden.
Mist flower Bot., a composite plant (Eupatorium coelestinum), 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.
n : a thin fog with condensation near the ground
v 1: become covered with mist; "The windshield misted over" [syn:
2: make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the
clouds" [syn: obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate,
haze over, fog, cloud]
3: spray finely or cover with mist