haziness haziness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) vagueness attributable to being not clearly defined
  2. (n) cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor

Usage(s):

  1. Wreathed in ice fog, the ice shelf takes on the haziness of a mirage.
  2. That haziness, according to some producers particularly tightly squeezed farmers allows stores to add markups of over 300% to products bought at cut-rate wholesale prices.
  3. For his simplicity and haziness of detail there is further explanation.

News

  • Why more boomers are getting cataract surgery at a younger age

    On the morning I got cataract surgery, my ophthalmologist joked it was his “young day,” since all his surgical patients were under 70. I’m 43. I first noticed the haziness in my left eye about this time last year and thought it was a dirty contact.
    on December 26, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. But Ferguson said in The Sun: "There is a slight haziness in the central part of one eye. We have worked on the situation to try to minimise it. I think there is no problem with the actual vision in terms of being able to play football."
    on Oct 31, 2006 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. On Liberation's website, Paris media consultant Daniel Schneidermann stated that "The haziness between [Bruni's] two roles has been deliberately perpetuated by the newspaper.......... You might like Bruni's songs. But then, you have to cover them in...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Daniel Schneidermann Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. Reviewing the performance in The New York Times, Allan Kozinn wrote, "Mr. Logan's music - a volatile mixture of angularity, harmonic haziness and expressive dissonance tempered with openly tonal sections - adds a palpable dramatic dimension to the...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Allan Kozinn Source: New York Times

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