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brume

 (bro͞om)
n.
Fog or mist.

[French, from Old French, perhaps from Provençal, from Latin brūma, winter; see brumal.]

bru′mous (bro͞o′məs) adj.

brume

(bruːm)
n
poetic heavy mist or fog
[C19: from French: mist, winter, from Latin brūma, contracted from brevissima diēs the shortest day]
ˈbrumous adj

brume

(brum)

n.
mist; fog.
[1800–10; < French: fog < Occitan bruma < Latin brūma winter, orig. winter solstice]
bru′mous, adj.

brume

, brumous - Brume is a poetic term meaning "mist, fog, or vapor"; brumous means "foggy."
See also related terms for vapor.
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brume

noun
A thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles:
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Mes pieds ne reconnaissent pas le sol qu'ils foulent et je palpe l'ombre comme une taupe desesperee, reconnaissant a peine cette brume d'ondes basses qui m'obstrue la vue.
C'est la peur au ventre que sa mere le voyait souvent partir sous la neige ou dans une brume a couper au couteau quand, de guerre lasse, devant l'entetement de son fils, apres avoir tout essaye de l'empecher de partir de peur de le perdre, le laissait partir mais ne retrouvant ses esprits qu'apres le retour de Moha, a vingt heures, dans la nuit tombee.
The teenager's recent form had been disappointing but from the moment the favourite, Shara Proctor (England) pulled out on the run-up of her first attempt, everything went well for Brume whose third jump of 6.
International brand manager of Ubisoft, Alexia Brume, said: "You are to investigate gruesome crimes in glamorous Las Vegas, searching for clues in hidden object scenes and analysing the evidence you found in the labs via mini-games.
Debussy's interpretive indications draw obvious inspiration from the legend, as he opens with Dans une brume doucement sonore (In a gently resonant mist), and later marks, Peu a peu sortant de la brume (Little by little emerging from the haze).
Un systeme sonore, utile en temps de brume, a ete mis en place en 1933 et, en 1937, un radiophare a ete ajoute pour permettre aux navires de determiner leur position.
Malgre la defaite samedi en finale du Top 14 contre Castres (19-14), cornes de brume et klaxons ont accueilli avant-hier dimanche les joueurs de Toulon arrives par bateau sur le port pour presenter a leur supporters la Coupe d'Europe remportee deux semaines plus tot.
Brume, who later became the Reporter's managing editor, took Garnett's work--conversations with field house directors and park employees, and photographs documenting the discrepancy between facilities in white and minority wards--and dug deeper.
come singly, by twos, or threes to the challenge to enchant feet to beat the earth into song, match step for tone, a hip shake for every high pitch of slap: kack kack kack kack, gou, kack kack katie kack, gou-- strengths, weaknesses exposed in individuals are masked in consistory of echoes, a kinetic brume implicates the living dead in this circle of the living.
Brume window film can also be employed as a handy and cost-effective method of screening out unwanted views, such as ugly, blank brick walls.