Mist is defined as a large mass of water vapor in the air consisting of fine drops of water, or a fine spray of liquid.(noun)
An example of a mist is a very light spray from a hose.
See mist in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE, darkness, mist, akin to ON mistr, dark weather < IE base *meigh-, to blink, be dim > Sans *mēghá-, cloud
See mist in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English; see meigh- in Indo-European roots.
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