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Meaning of blur

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast
           it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the
           whisky fuzz" [syn: {blur}, {fuzz}]
      v 1: become glassy; lose clear vision; "Her eyes glazed over
           from lack of sleep" [syn: {film over}, {glaze over},
      2: to make less distinct or clear; "The haze blurs the hills"
         [ant: {focus}]
      3: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused
         the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions" [syn:
         {confuse}, {blur}, {obscure}, {obnubilate}]
      4: make a smudge on; soil by smudging [syn: {smear}, {blur},
         {smudge}, {smutch}]
      5: make dim or indistinct; "The fog blurs my vision" [syn:
         {blur}, {blear}] [ant: {focalise}, {focalize}, {focus},
      6: become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two
         theories blurred" [syn: {blur}, {dim}, {slur}] [ant:
         {focalise}, {focalize}, {focus}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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