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English definition of “heat haze”

heat haze

noun [U]     UK (US haze)
an effect of very hot sun , making it difficult to see objects clearly : When the heat haze lifted , the island could be seen clearly .Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of heat haze noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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