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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.
It is these lines that have been blurred instead of clear this last week, and all the astronomers have been quarreling over the reason.
You will get no finish from either -- the lines are often blurred, the design but half fulfilled; and yet the effect is not inartistic.
Four blurred lines appeared of not more than two or three words each, running out one beyond another regularly from left to right.
The mark was not yet blurred out by the rain--and the girl's boot fitted it to a hair.
The gold of its heavily-wrought frame was tarnished, and its surface so blurred, that the old woman's figure, whenever she paused before it, looked indistinct and ghost-like.
When you pass between my eye and an object, the object disappears, but so unusual and incomprehensible is its disappearance that it seems to me as though my eyes had blurred.
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.
Near it were the blurred and agitated forms of troops.
His mind, vulgar in its effort at refinement, saw everything a little larger than life size, with the outlines blurred, in a golden mist of sentimentality.
The letters were yellow and faded and dim, blurred with the touch of passing years.
Jimmie walked to the window and began to look through the blurred glass.