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mist (sth) over/up

verb uk phrasal verb with mist   /mɪst/ us  
mainly UK If something that you can see through mists over/up, it becomes covered with a thin layer of liquid so that it is more difficult to see through: Open the window when you have a shower to stop the mirror misting over. The steam from the kettle misted up her glasses. If your eyes mist over/up, they fill with tears.
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