Word of the Day: Fuzzy

By Daniel Scocco

Fuzzy (fŭz’ē) is an adjective. While it can also mean covered with fuzz, it is more widely used to indicate something that is not clear, confused or not coherent.

The fuzzy logic, for example, is a branch of mathematics that deals with computational representation of inexact values.

Yet innovation remains a frustratingly fuzzy notion. (The Econmist)

With its pigment black ink, the X7170 printed dark text, but characters appeared fuzzy, as if they were casting shadows. (PC World)

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4 Responses to “Word of the Day: Fuzzy”

  • lpt

    Thank you very much Maeve, yes, that was exactly what I was looking for.

  • Maeve

    lpt,
    If it is a simplified explanation of the sounds and symbols of English that you are looking for, please check out my article Alphabet: All of It .

  • Fouzia

    and so for “old fuzzy dady” to define “old notions” generaly strange! am i write ?

  • lpt

    can you maybe type us a post about phonetics, explaining ti and showing the symbols and what they mean, and how to pronounce them.

    Thank you in advance if you so

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