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blur

 (blûr)
v. blurred, blur·ring, blurs
v.tr.
1. To make indistinct and hazy in outline or appearance; obscure: The haze blurred the skyline.
2. To make dim, unclear, or cloudy: The smoke blurred my vision.
3. To cause to be intellectually indistinguishable: New thinking has blurred the divisions between disciplines.
v.intr.
1. To become visually indistinct: The faces blurred in the crowd.
2. To be unclear or clouded: His vision blurred as the drug took effect.
3. To become intellectually indistinguishable: TV commercials and shows seem to blur into one another.
n.
Something that is hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind.

[Probably akin to Middle English bleren, to blear.]

blur′ri·ness n.
blur′ry adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blurred - indistinct or hazy in outlineblurred - indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
2.blurred - unclear in form or expression; "the blurred aims of the group"; "sometimes one understood clearly and sometimes the meaning was clouded"- H.G.Wells
unclear - not clear to the mind; "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

blurred

adjective
1. indistinct, faint, vague, unclear, dim, fuzzy, misty, hazy, foggy, blurry, out of focus, ill-defined, lacking definition blurred black and white photographs
2. indistinct, vague, unclear, fuzzy, hazy, indistinguishable, nebulous, ill-defined, indiscernible The line between fact and fiction is becoming blurred.
Translations
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blurred

[blɜːd] ADJ
1. [outline etc] → borroso, poco nítido
a blurred photouna foto movida or desenfocada
2. (fig) [memory] → borroso
to be/become blurredestar/volverse borroso
class distinctions are becoming blurredlas diferencias de clase se están difuminando

blurred

[ˈblɜːrd] adj
(= distorted) [vision, image] → flou(e)
(= unclear) [boundary, edge] → vague, indécis(e)

blurred

[blɜːd] adj (TV) → sfuocato/a; (photo) → mosso/a

blurred

a., pp. de to blur, borroso-a, nublado-a, empañado-a.

blurred, blurry

adj nublado, borroso; — vision visión nublada or borrosa
References in classic literature ?
The name caught her eye and the blurred look of the lines made her sure that tears had fallen on it.
For the long absent ship, the outward-bounder, perhaps, has letters on board; at any rate, she will be sure to let her have some papers of a date a year or two later than the last one on her blurred and thumb-worn files.
But Pip loved life, and all life's peaceable securities; so that the panic-striking business in which he had somehow unaccountably become entrapped, had most sadly blurred his brightness; though, as ere long will be seen, what was thus temporarily subdued in him, in the end was destined to be luridly illumined by strange wild fires, that fictitiously showed him off to ten times the natural lustre with which in his native Tolland County in Connecticut, he had once enlivened many a fiddler's frolic on the green; and at melodious even-tide, with his gay ha-ha
The frock was quite dry, and in truth it had been helped a little by aunt Sarah's ministrations; but the colors had run in the rubbing, the pattern was blurred, and there were muddy streaks here and there.
It was a raw evening, and the misty river, blurred to the eye with blazing lights and to the ear with harsh noises, showed where the barges were stationed in which the smiths worked, making guns for the Army of the Republic.
Biddy cried; the darkening garden, and the lane, and the stars that were coming out, were blurred in my own sight.
Turning towards the hearth, where the two logs had fallen apart, and sent forth only a red uncertain glimmer, he seated himself on his fireside chair, and was stooping to push his logs together, when, to his blurred vision, it seemed as if there were gold on the floor in front of the hearth.
I observe among you some lines of an institution, which, in its original, might have been tolerable, but these half erased, and the rest wholly blurred and blotted by corruptions.
His eyes darkened, and the crowded flaring streets became blurred to his eyes.
I would do so certainly," said Don Quixote, "had she not been blurred to my mind's eye by the misfortune that fell upon her a short time since, one of such a nature that I am more ready to weep over it than to describe it.
Dimly, in the back of her childish memory there lurked a blurred recollection of a gentle mother; but Meriem was not sure but that even this was but a dream picture induced by her own desire for the caresses she never received, but which she lavished upon the much loved Geeka.
But in spite of the brilliant sunlight and the green fans of the trees waving in the soothing sea-breeze, the world was a confusion, blurred with drifting black and red phantasms, until I was out of earshot of the house in the chequered wall.