a shimmering near the ground distorting views of distant objects, caused by atmosphere in hot weather
The horizon melted away in the heat haze.
A couple of hours later the sun was out, and the distant hills shimmering in the heat haze.
They were there in the filth, in the heat haze, in a mist of miasma and mosquitoes.
Above their heads, through the trees, he could see right away to some Downs, faint in the July heat haze.
The heat haze lay upon it, simmering in an endless stretch of floating vapour.
The heat haze steadied around the dim white line, so we could make out the individual animals.
Imperceptibly the camp and the trees marking the river's course fell below us and into the heat haze.
The heat haze was rising, and the clear white sunlight was master of earth and sky.
A heat haze was abroad, and his over-excited eyes seemed to see smoke everywhere.
At mid-day it was colourless, glaring, steel-flashing, with the sunlight blazing and everything shimmering in the heat haze.
The sun was just breaking through the heat haze; early waggons were passing, and already men were coming in to work.