MIST, noun [Latin mixtus, mistus, from misceo, to mix.]
1. Water falling in very numerous, but fine and almost imperceptible drops.
A mist is a multitude of small but solid globules, which therefore descend.
2. That which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
His passion cast a mist before his sense.
MIST, verb transitive To cloud; to cover with vapor.