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heat haze

Syllabification: heat haze

Definition of heat haze in English:

noun

An obscuration of the atmosphere in hot weather, especially a shimmering in the air near the ground that distorts distant views.
Example sentences
  • The sun shone, the water glittered, and a fine heat haze shimmered over the distant shoreline.
  • Theo and the little girl were now little more than two indistinct specks shimmering in the heat haze, a mirage that was beginning to flicker and break up.
  • Each day the heat haze shimmered in the distance, distorting the path of the road.

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