a cloud of very small drops of water in the air just above the ground, that make it difficult to see
The hills were shrouded in mist .
Early morning mist patches will soon clear.
The origins of the story are lost in the mists of time (= forgotten because it happened such a long time ago) .
She gazed at the scene through a mist of tears.
a fine spray of liquid, for example, from an aerosol can
when sth such as glass mists or is misted , it becomes covered with very small drops of water, so that it is impossible to see through it
The windows were misted up with condensation.
As he came in from the cold, his glasses misted up.
if your eyes mist or sth mists them, they fill with tears
Her eyes misted over as she listened to the speech.
Tears misted his eyes.
to spray the leaves of a plant with very small drops of water