Outside it was misting heavily, but little did they mind it, as they141 were warm and dry and well-fed.
It was misting by then, and a chilling suggestion of autumn was in the air.
For instance, what would they do if it was cloudy and misting a little?
Is it the fog from outside which has come in and is misting her eyes?
Dusk was misting down, outdoors, when with dragging steps he came out of the station.
A misting rain was being swirled about by a temperish wind as Larry came out into the little street.
They trotted briskly around the corner on to the Avenue, and as it was misting heavily the driver let down the glass shield.
In the afternoon the clouds lowered over the valley and a misting rain set in.
A thin, misting rain was falling, and the wind swept down in cold legions from the snows of the North.
They spent the day with us, and have just now driven off on their return home, through this drizzly, misting evening.
Old English mist "dimness (of eyesight), mist" (earliest in compounds, such as misthleoðu "misty cliffs," wælmist "mist of death"), from Proto-Germanic *mikhstaz (cf. Middle Low German mist, Dutch mist, Icelandic mistur, Norwegian and Swedish mist), perhaps from PIE *meigh- "to urinate" (cf. Greek omikhle, Old Church Slavonic migla, Sanskrit mih, megha "cloud, mist;" see micturition).
Sometimes distinguished from fog, either as being less opaque or as consisting of drops large enough to have a perceptible downward motion. [OED]Also in Old English in sense of "dimness of the eyes, either by illness or tears," and in figurative sense of "things that obscure mental vision."
Old English mistian "to become misty, to be or grow misty;" see mist (n.). Meaning "To cover with mist" is early 15c. Related: Misted; misting.
A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the Earth. Mist reduces visibility to not less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Compare fog.