As a verb mist
is (to mock a work by inserting annotations).
As a noun nebula is
(astronomy) a cloud in outer space consisting of gas or dust (eg a cloud formed after a star explodes).
(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
(astronomy) A cloud in outer space consisting of gas or dust (e.g. a cloud formed after a star explodes).
(archaic, medicine) A white spot or slight opacity of the cornea.
(obsolete, medicine) A cloudy appearance in the urine
* dark nebula
* diffuse nebula
* emission nebula
* planetary nebula
* preplanetary nebula
* protoplanetary nebula
* reflection nebula
* solar nebula
* stellar nebula
* nova remnant
* supernova remnant
* Herbig-Haro object
* Bok globule
* interstellar cloud
* intergalactic cloud
* high velocity cloud