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blurry

[blur-ee] /ˈblɜr i/
adjective, blurrier, blurriest.
1.
blurred; indistinct.
Origin
blur + -y1
Related forms
blurrily, adverb
blurriness, noun
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Examples from the web for blurry
  • Dilating drops block that input too, making near objects appear blurry when the drops are active.
  • If the camera's shutter is slow with respect to the object's movement, the picture is blurry.
  • The line between entertaining math and serious math is a blurry one.
  • But the official measure provides only a blurry picture.
  • Every blurry line that is crossed must be sharpened.
  • Its frequently private and slightly blurry nature is not the only reason why adaptation has been marginalised.
  • It's a blurry boundary between where one work ends and another begins.
  • Then her vision, desperate and blurry, caught on the portrait.
  • Details are slightly blurry, testifying to the snapshot's loss of definition when blown up to such a size.
  • The distinction between matter and energy grows blurry.
Word Origin and History for blurry
adj.

1855, from blur + -y (2). Related: Blurrily; blurriness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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