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Noun: blur  blur
  1. A hazy or indistinct representation
    "it happened so fast it was just a blur";
    - fuzz
Verb: blur (blurred,blurring)  blur
  1. Become glassy; lose clear vision
    "Her eyes blurred from lack of sleep";
    - film over, glaze over
  2. To make less distinct or clear
    "The haze blurs the hills"
  3. Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    "Her remarks blurred the debate";
    - confuse, obscure, obnubilate
  4. Make a smudge on; soil by smudging
    - smear, smudge, smutch
  5. Make dim or indistinct
    "The fog blurs my vision";
    - blear [archaic]
  6. Become vague or indistinct
    "The distinction between the two theories blurred";
    - dim, slur

Derived forms: blurred, blurring, blurs

Type of: alter, change, internal representation, mental representation, modify, representation, rub, weaken

Antonym: focalise [Brit], focus, sharpen

Encyclopedia: Blur