ablur

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adjective \ə-ˈblər\

Definition of ablur

  1. :  in a state of very rapid movement or activity :  moving too quickly to be seen clearly :  blurring As if on cue, an Anna's hummingbird zipped up, wings ablur and feathers flashing red and green in the sun. — Jim McCausland, Sunset, July 1992 So the workers scramble, their hands ablur and sweat slicking their faces … — Fred Alvarez, Los Angeles Times, 24 Sept. 2000

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Origin and Etymology of ablur

1a- + 2blur


First Known Use: 1913


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