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fuzz·y

 (fŭz′ē)
adj. fuzz·i·er, fuzz·i·est
1. Covered with fuzz.
2. Of or resembling fuzz.
3. Not clear; indistinct: a fuzzy recollection of past events.
4. Not coherent; confused: a fuzzy plan of action.

[Perhaps from Low German fussig, spongy; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

fuzz′i·ly adv.
fuzz′i·ness n.

fuzzy

(ˈfʌzɪ)
adj, fuzzier or fuzziest
1. of, resembling, or covered with fuzz
2. indistinct; unclear or distorted
3. not clearly thought out or expressed
4. (of the hair) tightly curled or very wavy
5. (Mathematics) maths of or relating to a form of set theory in which set membership depends on a likelihood function: fuzzy set; fuzzy logic.
6. (Computer Science) (of a computer program or system) designed to operate according to the principles of fuzzy logic, so as to be able to deal with data which is imprecise or has uncertain boundaries
ˈfuzzily adv
ˈfuzziness n

fuzz•y

(ˈfʌz i)

adj. fuzz•i•er, fuzz•i•est.
1. of the nature of or resembling fuzz.
2. covered with fuzz.
3. indistinct; blurred: a fuzzy photograph.
4. muddleheaded or incoherent: a fuzzy thinker.
[1590–1600]
fuzz′i•ly, adv.
fuzz′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fuzzy - covering with fine light hairs; "his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed"
haired, hairy, hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
2.fuzzy - indistinct or hazy in outlinefuzzy - 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"
3.fuzzy - confused and not coherent; not clearly thought out; "a vague and fuzzy idea of the world of finance"
incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"

fuzzy

adjective
1. Covered with hair:
2. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
أزْغَب، ذو زَغَبغامِض، مُبْهَم
chlupatýplstnatýrozmazaný
dunetuklar
epäselvänukkainensameasekavasumea
bolyhoselmosódotthomályospontatlanszőrmók
òakinn fíngerîum hárum, loîinnóskÿr
nejasenzabrisanzmeden
suddig
fluhavlınet olmayan

fuzzy

[fʌzɪ]
A. ADJ (fuzzier (compar) (fuzziest (superl)))
1. [hair] → rizado; [material] → velloso
2. (= blurred) [photo, memory] → borroso; [ideas, thinking] → confuso
B. CPD fuzzy logic N (Comput) → lógica f difusa, lógica f borrosa

fuzzy

[ˈfʌzi] adj
[photo] → flou(e)
[hair] → crépu(e)
[idea] → confus(e)

fuzzy

adj (+er)
(= furry) material, sweaterflauschig; (= frizzy) hairkraus; fuzzy dice (US) → Plüschwürfel pl
(= unclear) sound, voice, writingundeutlich; picture, idea, memory, distinctionverschwommen, unscharf; detailsunklar; to go fuzzy (picture)verschwimmen; my brain was fuzzyich konnte nicht klar denken; I’m a little fuzzy on what happenedich weiß nicht so genau, was passiert ist; his head was still fuzzy from the drinker war von dem Drink noch benebelt

fuzzy

:
fuzzy-headed
adj (inf: = not clear-thinking) → nicht (ganz) klar im Kopf; (from headache, drugs, drink) → benebelt
fuzzy logic
n (Comput) → Fuzzy Logic f
fuzzy-wuzzy
n (dated pej sl)Krauskopf m (inf)

fuzz

(faz) noun
a mass of soft, light material such as fine light hair etc. The peaches were covered with fuzz.
ˈfuzzy adjective
1. covered with fuzz. fuzzy material.
2. indistinct; blurred; not clear. The television picture was fuzzy.
ˈfuzzily adverb
ˈfuzziness noun

fuzzy

1. a. nublado-a, que no es claramente visible;
2. velloso-a, cubierto de pelusa.
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