Share this entry

Share this page

blurriness

Line breaks: blurri|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈbləːrɪnəs
 
/

Definition of blurriness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The quality of being unclear or indistinct: my apologies for the blurriness of the photo he was suffering slight blurriness of vision
More example sentences
  • Like other so-called adaptive-optics systems, the device installed on the Gemini North Telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea reduces blurriness by using a flexible mirror whose computer-controlled shape changes 1,000 times per second to compensate for Earth's turbulent atmosphere.
  • It's also worth pointing out that the blurriness between Taoism and Zen has something to do with language: apparently, when the first Buddhist missionaries reached China from India, there wasn't much in the way of ordinary Chinese vocabulary to describe Buddhist concepts - except in Taoist writings.
  • With one or two major pieces by each artist, the exhibition explored transparency, blurriness and reflected light.

Definition of blurriness in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…