Meaning of “heat haze” in the English Dictionary

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"heat haze" in British English

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heat hazenoun [ U or C ]

uk /ˈhiːt ˌheɪz/ us /ˈhiːt ˌheɪz/

an effect of very hot sun, making it difficult to see objects clearly:

When the heat haze lifted, the island could be seen clearly.

(Definition of “heat haze” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)