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wisp

noun [C] uk   /wɪsp/ us  
wisp of cloud/smoke/steam a small, thin line of cloud/smoke/steam: A blue wisp of cigarette smoke curled in the air.Objects - general words wisp of hair, grass, etc. a thin, delicate piece of hair, grass, etc.: A few wisps of hay still clung to her skirt. soft wisps of baby hairHair
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