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v. blurred, blur·ring, blurs
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.
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.
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.
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(ˈblɜr i)

adj. -ri•er, -ri•est.
blurred; indistinct.
blur′ri•ly, adv.
blur′ri•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blurry - indistinct or hazy in outlineblurry - 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"
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Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
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[ˈblɜːri] adj (= blurred) [vision, image] → flou(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


adj (+er) outline, photographverschwommen, unscharf; visionverschwommen; viewverschleiert
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˈblɜːrɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → confuso/a, indistinto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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