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mist

noun [C or U] uk   /mɪst/ us  
B2 thin fog produced by very small drops of water collecting in the air just above an area of ground or water: The mountain villages seem to be permanently shrouded in mist. The early-morning mist soon lifted/cleared. a thin layer of liquid on the surface of something that makes it difficult to see: UK There's always a mist on the bathroom mirror/windows when I've had a shower. Through a mist of tears, I watched his train pull out of the station.
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