As verbs the difference between mist and breeze
is that mist
is (to mock a work by inserting annotations) while breeze
is to buzz or breeze
can be to move casually, in a carefree manner.
As a noun breeze is
a gadfly; a horsefly or breeze
can be a light, gentle wind.
(uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
(countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
- It was difficult to see through the morning mist .
(figurative) Anything that dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
- There was an oily mist on the lens .
- His passion cast a mist before his sense.
* mists of time
* red mist
To form mist.
To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
- It's misting this morning.
To cover with a mist.
- I mist my tropical plants every morning.
- The lens was misted .
(of the eyes) To be covered by tears.
- My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.
* mist over
From (etyl) brese, from (etyl) .
A gadfly; a horsefly.
A strong-bodied dipterous insect of the family Tabanidae.
1555, nautical term .
A light, gentle wind.
*(William Wordsworth) (1770-1850)
*:Into a gradual calm the breezes sink.
*:Breezes blowing from beds of iris quickened her breath with their perfume; she saw the tufted lilacs sway in the wind, and the streamers of mauve-tinted wistaria swinging, all a-glisten with golden bees; she saw a crimson cardinal winging through the foliage, and amorous tanagers flashing like scarlet flames athwart the pines.
Any activity that is easy, not testing or difficult.
(lb) Wind blowing across a cricket match, whatever its strength.
Ashes and residue of coal or charcoal, usually from a furnace. .
An excited or ruffled state of feeling; a flurry of excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel.
* See also
* cakewalk, cinch, doddle, piece of cake, walk in the park, walkover; see also
* (gentle wind) gale, hurricane, storm
* breeze block
To move casually, in a carefree manner.
(weather) To blow gently.
To take a horse under a light run in order to understand the running characteristics of the horse and to observe it while under motion.