from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cloudy; foggy; nebulous.
  • In entomology, having indistinct, darker and paler markings, resembling the irregular coloring of a cloud: said of a surface.
  • In heraldry, same as nebulé.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Nebulous; cloudy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective nebulous; cloudy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking definite form or limits


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