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noun mist pronunciation in American English /mɪst/ 
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    [countable/uncountable] a mass of small drops of water in the air close to the ground

    The early morning mist was clearing to reveal a glorious day.

    shrouded in mist (=completely hidden by mist):

    The whole coast became shrouded in a thick mist.

    See also  fog1

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