- IPA: /blɜ(ɹ)/
blur (blurs, present participle blurring; past and past participle blurred)
- To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
- to blur a photograph by moving the camera while taking it
- To smear, stain or smudge.
- to blur a manuscript by handling it while damp
- (intransitive) To become indistinct.
- To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
- Her eyes are blurred with the lightning's glare.
- (obsolete, transitive) To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
- Sarcasms may eclipse thine own, / But cannot blur my lost renown.
- (GUI, transitive) To transfer the input focus away from.
- Then give this box focus to blur the first one: […]
- These form elements need to have an onFocus event handler to blur the current focus.
- French: estomper, brouiller
- German: verschwimmen, verwischen
- Italian: sbavare, offuscare
- Portuguese: desfocar
- Russian: разма́зать
- Spanish: desdibujar, difuminar, borrar
blur (plural blurs)
- A smear, smudge or blot
- Something that appears hazy or indistinct
- (obsolete) A moral stain or blot.
- Lest she […] will with her railing set a great blur on mine honesty and good name.