What does Haze mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haze(noun)

    atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility

  2. daze, fog, haze(verb)

    confusion characterized by lack of clarity

  3. haze(verb)

    become hazy, dull, or cloudy

  4. haze(verb)

    harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions

GCIDE

  1. Haze(n.)

    A state of confusion, uncertainty, or vagueness of thought or perception; as, after the explosion, people were wandering around in a haze.

  2. Origin: [Cf. Icel. hss gray; akin to AS. hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. azen, zen, warm vapor, exhalation, zephyr.]

Wiktionary

  1. haze(Noun)

    Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.

  2. haze(Noun)

    The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.

  3. haze(Noun)

    Any substance causing turbidity in beer or wine.

  4. haze(Noun)

    Mental confusion; the state of being in a haze.

  5. haze(Verb)

    To perform an unpleasant initiation ritual upon a usually non-consenting individual, especially freshmen to a closed community such as a college or military unit.

  6. haze(Verb)

    To oppress or harass by forcing to do hard and unnecessary work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haze(noun)

    light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness

  2. Haze(verb)

    to be hazy, or tick with haze

  3. Haze(verb)

    to harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work

  4. Haze(verb)

    to harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman

  5. Origin: [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr. has hough, OD. hssen ham.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haze

    hāz, n. vapour which renders the air thick: obscurity.—v.i. to form a haze.—adv. Haz′ily.—n. Haz′iness.—adj. Haz′y, thick with haze: obscure: confused (of the mind). [App. not the A.S. hasu, haswe, gray; prob. Ice. höss, gray.]

  2. Haze

    hāz, v.t. to vex with needless tasks: to play tricks upon, to bully.—ns. Haz′er, a player of boorish pranks and practical jokes; Haz′ing, brutal horse-play. [O. Fr. haser, to annoy.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Haze in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Haze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elinor Glyn:

    Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

  2. Tan Yi Han:

    Jokowi did say that he aims to take action against the haze, that's just words, but it's better than nothing.

  3. Arsyadjuliandi Rachman:

    Looking at the current situation, it essential for us to extend the period of state of emergency due to haze for another 14 days, our focus will remain on monitoring the health of our people.

  4. Colton Kilgore:

    I was blown through the air. There was a deafening explosion, as I was sitting up my brain was in this haze and I couldn't hear out of my left ear and there was screaming and I realized ... it must have been a bomb.

  5. Tyler Robinson:

    For the worlds where our current best explanation for their flat spectra is a planet-wide haze layer, though, our observations show that Titan's haze isn't a good analogy for whatever makes up the haze on these distant worlds, some other kind of haze, with different properties for interacting with light, could explain the flat spectrum.

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