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English definition of “mist (sth) over/up”

mist (sth) over/up

phrasal verb with mist     /mɪst/ verb
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. → See also steam (sth) upClouds, dew, fog and steam If your eyes mist over/up, they fill with tears.Weeping and crying
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