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heat haze

noun [U or C] uk   us  
an effect of very hot sun, making it difficult to see objects clearly: When the heat haze lifted, the island could be seen clearly.
Translations of “heat haze”
in Chinese (Traditional) (烈日造成的)薄霧,霾…
in Chinese (Simplified) (烈日造成的)薄雾…
(Definition of heat haze from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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