fog

  • 1 Fog — (f[o^]g), n. [Dan. sneefog snow falling thick, drift of snow, driving snow, cf. Icel. fok spray, snowdrift, fj[=u]k snowstorm, fj[=u]ka to drift.] 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It… …

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  • 2 Fog — steht für Ian Marko Fog (*1973), dänischer Handballspieler Um die Welt mit Willy Fog, Figur des Trickfilms Shadows and Fog, US Filmkomödie von Woody Allen (1991) The Fog of War, US Dokumentarfilm Bakersfield Fog, US Sportverein Fiber Optical Gyro …

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  • 3 fog — fog1 [fôg, fäg] n. [prob. < Scand, as in ON fok, Dan (sne)fog, driving snow, Norw dial. fuka, sea mist < IE base * pū , to puff up, blow, of echoic orig.] 1. a large mass of water vapor condensed to fine particles, at or just above the… …

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  • 4 fog´gi|ly — fog|gy «FOG ee, FG », adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. having much fog; misty; murky: »If it is cloudy, rainy, or foggy, the water vapor in the air is condensing (Beauchamp, Mayfield, and …

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  • 5 fog|gy — «FOG ee, FG », adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. having much fog; misty; murky: »If it is cloudy, rainy, or foggy, the water vapor in the air is condensing (Beauchamp, Mayfield, and …

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  • 6 Fog — (f[o^]g), n. [Cf. Scot. fog, fouge, moss, foggage rank grass, LL. fogagium, W. ffwg dry grass.] (Agric.) (a) A second growth of grass; aftergrass. (b) Dead or decaying grass remaining on land through the winter; called also {foggage}. [Prov.Eng.] …

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  • 7 Fog — (f[o^]g), v. t. (Agric.) To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 fog — [n1] heavy mist that reduces visibility brume, cloud, effluvium, film, gloom, grease, ground clouds, haze, London fog, miasma, murk, murkiness, nebula, obscurity, pea soup*, smaze, smog, smoke, smother, soup*, steam, vapor, visibility zero zero* …

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  • 9 Fog — Fog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fogged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fogging}.] 1. To envelop, as with fog; to befog; to overcast; to darken; to obscure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Photog.) To render semiopaque or cloudy, as a negative film, by exposure to stray light,… …

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  • 10 Fog — (f[o^]g), v. i. [Etymol. uncertain.] To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Where wouldst thou fog to get a fee? Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Fog — Fog, v. i. (Photog.) To show indistinctly or become indistinct, as the picture on a negative sometimes does in the process of development. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Fog — der; s <aus gleichbed. engl. fog> dichter Nebel …

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  • 13 fog — n *haze, smog, mist fog vb Obscure, dim, bedim, darken, eclipse, cloud, becloud, befog, obfuscate Analogous words: *puzzle, perplex, mystify, bewilder, distract: Confuse, muddle, addle …

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  • 14 fog — sb., et, fog, ene (fygning) …

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  • 15 Fog — Fog, s. Nebel …

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  • 16 fog — index confuse (bewilder), discompose, ignorance, incertitude, indistinctness, muddle, obfuscate, obnubil …

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  • 17 føg — vb., præt. af fyge …

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  • 18 fog — ► NOUN 1) a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth s surface which obscures or restricts visibility. 2) a state or cause of perplexity or confusion. 3) Photography cloudiness obscuring the image on a… …

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  • 19 Fog — For other uses, see Fog (disambiguation). Part of the Nature series on Weather   Calendar seasons Spring  …

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  • 20 fog — fog1 fogless, adj. /fog, fawg/, n., v., fogged, fogging. n. 1. a cloudlike mass or layer of minute water droplets or ice crystals near the surface of the earth, appreciably reducing visibility. Cf. ice fog, mist, smog. 2. any darkened state of… …

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