Definitions for blurblɜr
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
blurblɜr(v.; n.)blurred, blur•ring
(v.t.)to obscure or make indistinct, as by smearing or staining:
The fog blurred the outline of the car.
to obscure or sully by smearing or applying a smeary substance.
to dull the perception or susceptibility of:
vision blurred by tears.
(v.i.)to become indistinct.
to make blurs.
(n.)a smudge or smear that obscures:
a blur of smoke.
a blurred condition; indistinctness.
something seen or remembered indistinctly.
Origin of blur:
1540–50; akin to blear
a hazy or indistinct representation
"it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
film over, glaze over, blur(verb)
become glassy; lose clear vision
"Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep"
to make less distinct or clear
"The haze blurs the hills"
confuse, blur, obscure, obnubilate(verb)
make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
"Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
smear, blur, smudge, smutch(verb)
make a smudge on; soil by smudging
make dim or indistinct
"The fog blurs my vision"
blur, dim, slur(verb)
become vague or indistinct
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to make or become less clear to see
to blur the pencil line with your finger; The image blurred and then focused again.
to make a difference less obvious
a game that blurs the line between real life and the computer world
A smear, smudge or blot
Something that appears hazy or indistinct
To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
To smear, stain or smudge.
To become indistinct.
Origin: Cognate with to blear, the verb is from the noun.
to render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make indistinct and confused; as, to blur manuscript by handling it while damp; to blur the impression of a woodcut by an excess of ink
to cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken
to sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation
that which obscures without effacing; a stain; a blot, as upon paper or other substance
a dim, confused appearance; indistinctness of vision; as, to see things with a blur; it was all blur
a moral stain or blot
Translations for blur
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something not clearly seen
Everything is just a blur when I take my spectacles off.
- شيئٌ مُغَشّى/ غير واضِحٍArabic
- неясно петноBulgarian
- borrãoPortuguese (BR)
- rozmazaný obrazCzech
- die VerschwommenheitGerman
- sløret plet; tåget synDanish
- imagen borrosa/imprecisaSpanish
- مات؛ کدرFarsi
- image floueFrench
- móða, móðusÿnIcelandic
- offuscamento, visione confusa/offuscataItalian
- miglotas vaizdasLithuanian
- neskaidrs apveidsLatvian
- wazig beeldDutch
- det som flyter sammen, uskarpt/tåkete synNorwegian
- nieostry obrazPolish
- مات؛ کدرPersian
- یو راغ یا اوریځ چی نظر یا د لیدلو شی تت کړیPashto
- imagine neclarăRomanian
- расплывшиеся очертанияRussian
- rozmazaný obrazSlovak
- medla slikaSlovenian
- suddighet, någonting suddigtSwedish
- 模糊一片Chinese (Trad.)
- пляма; невиразні обрисиUkrainian
- mờ nhạt, cảnh mờVietnamese
- 模糊一片Chinese (Simp.)
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