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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mist /ˈmɪst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 mist n.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misted; p. pr. & vb. n. Misting.] To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mist, v. i. To rain in very fine drops; as, it mists.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a thin fog with condensation near the ground
      v 1: become covered with mist; "The windshield misted over" [syn:
            mist over]
      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