Associations to the word «Blur»


BLUR, verb. To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
BLUR, verb. To smear, stain or smudge.
BLUR, verb. (intransitive) To become indistinct.
BLUR, verb. To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
BLUR, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
BLUR, verb. (Can we verify([1]) this sense?) (computing) (GUI) (transitive) To transfer the input focus away from.
BLUR, noun. A smear, smudge or blot
BLUR, noun. Something that appears hazy or indistinct
BLUR, noun. (obsolete) A moral stain or blot.

Dictionary definition

BLUR, noun. A hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz".
BLUR, verb. Become glassy; lose clear vision; "Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep".
BLUR, verb. To make less distinct or clear; "The haze blurs the hills".
BLUR, verb. Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions".
BLUR, verb. Make a smudge on; soil by smudging.
BLUR, verb. Make dim or indistinct; "The fog blurs my vision".
BLUR, verb. Become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats