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a light cloud low over the ground that makes it difficult for you to see very far [↪ fog]:
We could just see the outline of the house through the mist.
Next morning, the whole town was shrouded in mist (=covered in mist).
if something such as a fact or secret is lost in the mists of time, no one remembers it because it happened so long ago:
The real reasons for the war are now lost in the mists of time.
to see something while you are crying