Part of speech: verb

To make or become obscure; dull; soil; blemish.

Part of speech: verb

To become indistinct or smeared.

Part of speech: noun

A smeared or indistinct marking; a blemish.

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Usage examples "blur":

  1. The water swam in a blur of blue before her as they rose to go downstairs at Sausalito. - "Sisters", Kathleen Norris.
  2. The shadows lengthened rapidly and her view through the glasses was beginning to blur when the gates of the stockade swung back and five horses dashed out, running at top speed under the urge of the spurs. - "The Settling of the Sage", Hal G. Evarts.
  3. Afterwards that nightmare journey through the murdered city was a detailless blur to Allan. - "When the Sleepers Woke", Arthur Leo Zagat.